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are antibiotics safe to take with sertraline?

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Dr. Robert Dahmes
46 years experience Psychiatry
Generally ok: Most antibiotics are fine, but check with your pharmacist to make sure. Some antibiotics, such as Linezolid can interact with sertraline and cause serotonin syndrome.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Usually: This combination would not be uncommon with individuals who have problems with panic or anxiety.
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