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A female asked:

I have mental nerve damage & tn - became very depressed/anxious - drs have me on many rxs but what im worried about is taking zoloft & paxil 2gethr?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
That is an: unusual combination because both impact serotonin levels. If one is being weaned off of & the other is just being started that would make sense. Use of both might increase risk for serotonin syndrome.
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Dr. Bert Liang
Specializes in Neurology
Unclear: I'm not sure what you mean - do you have Mental Nerve damage, as in the mandibular region? Neither of these drugs will be helpful for such a neuropathy; otherwise, as noted by Dr. Fowler, the combination is not usual given the mechanism of action.
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Last updated Sep 14, 2017

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