A 20-year-old female asked:
Can i take alka-seltzer plus night severe cold and flu if i'm on zoloft (sertraline)?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Possible interaction: According to the box label, each packet has diphenhydramine 25 mg (aka Benadryl) which causes sedation and might be a problem with Zoloft (sertraline) depending on your dose. Why not try a non-sedating decongestant? Ask the pharmacist for help.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
2.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 28, 2018
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $19/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.