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A 35-year-old female asked:

this morning i took an iron pill and zoloft (sertraline) at the same time, also i just started my period my upper stomach hurts. can u mix those two pills together?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Iron supplements: Your stomach hurting may come from taking the iron supplement on an empty stomach. Iron supplements can irritate the stomach, making it best to take them with food. This could help with tolerating zoloft (sertraline) also, and the plasma level will be higher than if taken on an empty stomach. There's no interaction between iron and zoloft (sertraline); they're safe together.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Iron/zoloft: Mixture is ok but both are recommended to be taken on full stomach.

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