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A 28-year-old female asked:

I am on antidepressants and i am sick. i was wondering if it's okay to take cold/flu meds while taking oxcarbazepine? if so, what ones are safe?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Need more info: Please resubmit. Once we know the specific antidepressant we can check for drug - drug interactions.
Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Oxcarbazepine: You can take drugs like pseudofed and robitussin A-C if you are on Trileptal (oxcarbazepine). However, if you are on other medications, you will need to check on whether there are other interactions with those medications as well. If you have the patient insert of these medications, that's a good place to start.

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