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A 51-year-old male asked:

My psychiatrist has me on klonopin for ptsd just added luvox (fluvoxamine)..will luvox (fluvoxamine) raise the klonopin ...as luvox (fluvoxamine) often raises levels of other medications?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Medication effects: Using Klonopin with Luvox (fluvoxamine) may increase the effects of Klonopin. See your Psychiatrist if you experience extreme drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, or fainting. Discuss need for both medications,; benefits, side effects and interactions of Klonopin and Luvox (fluvoxamine), decreasing the dose; and Therapy for stresses, and to develop coping skills,
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Drug interactions: Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker - clonazepan used with fluvoxamine could increase effects of clonazepam with possible. "drowsiness, confusion, muscle weakness, loss of balance or coordination, feeling light-headed, or fainting."
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Last updated Jul 3, 2020

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