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A 26-year-old male asked:

Was rxed tramadol for chest pains at er yesterday. i stopped taking prozac (fluoxetine) over 2 weeks ago.would i still be at risk for serotonin syndrome or seizure?

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Dr. Paul Pyles
Addiction Medicine 34 years experience
Not likely: Prozac (fluoxetine) usually clears from the body by two weeks. You are not likely to experience serotonin syndrome at this time. Tramadol by itself, however, can lower the seizure threshold making you at risk to have a seizure. If you are not taking it on an ongoing basis, you are safe. Hope this helps. Best wishes!

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