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Is prozac (fluoxetine) and valerian root ok to take together?

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Dr. Leslie Wynne iii
38 years experience
Yes: Valerian is an herbal preparation, often used for sleep. It should be perfectly safe if one is also taking Prozac.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Interactions: Although Prozac and Valerian are often used together, there is potential for them to interact with increase in potential side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, & difficulty concentrating. This is per the Drugs.Com drug interaction checker.

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