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I was just prescribed topamax (topiramate) I took it last night and could not sleep should I still take my morning dose and my adderall and zoloft and goaboutmyday?

I was just prescribed topamax (topiramate) I took it last night and could not sleep should I still take my morning dose and my adderall and zoloft and goaboutmyday?

You asked this on: The HealthTap general health education site. When it comes to side effects and direct guidance on taking prescribed medications - that is best done with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


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Is it safe to take folic acid pills with Adderall and zoloft (sertraline)?

Is it safe to take folic acid pills with Adderall and zoloft (sertraline)?

Yes: Yes, you can take Folic Acid pills with those medications. However, if the zoloft (sertraline) is because you're depressed, you might benefit more from l-methylfolate than folic acid. L-methylfolate is the active form, and processing may be problematic in many depressed people. It's safe with zoloft (sertraline) and Adderall too. ...Read more

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I've been taking Adderall for 10 years (30 mg 2xday). What are the long-term effects of central nervous system stimulants? #nqlu I'm 57 & in addition to adderall, take Zoloft (50 mg), Armour Thyroid (90 mg), bystolic (10 mg), and tamoxifen (20 mg).

I've been taking Adderall for 10 years (30 mg 2xday). What are the long-term effects of central nervous system stimulants? #nqlu I'm 57 & in addition to adderall, take Zoloft (50 mg), Armour Thyroid (90 mg), bystolic (10 mg), and tamoxifen (20 mg).

Usually not many: Some doctors recommend having "holidays" from stimulants, for times when not having the best concentration and focus might not matter as much - like weekends, vacations etc. There is little or no evidence that long-term medicinal stimulants taken as prescribed cause any significant damage to the cns, although sleep disturbance/anxiety and hopelessness (depression) may be related. Talk to your doc. ...Read more

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Is that safe taking Adderall and Zoloft (sertraline) for depression?

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Is that safe taking Adderall and Zoloft (sertraline) for depression?

Adderall/Zoloft: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is not for depression. If both prescribed by same doctor, then it should be safe. ...Read more

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Is qcarbo16 Mega strength safe to drink while on adderall & zoloft (sertraline)? I like to cleanse my body every few months for my athletic training program.

Is qcarbo16 Mega strength safe to drink while on adderall & zoloft (sertraline)? I like to cleanse my body every few months for my athletic training program.

Be careful: Check with a dietician who can check what You will be taking consists of. You should also consult with your prescribers and primary care doctor about safety concerns and actual necessity. Do not just rely on over the counter product claims. The product may not be regulated be the Food and Drug Administration. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) decrease the effects of adderall? Or could I be gaining a tolerance to adderall?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) decrease the effects of adderall? Or could I be gaining a tolerance to adderall?

Agree w Dr. Pappas.: Per Drugs. Com drug interaction checker - drug interaction checker > Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) plus Zoloft (sertraline) may ^ risk for serotonergic syndrome. May also ^ side effects of nervousness, anxiety, racing thoughts and restlessness. However, it is usually safe together. ...Read more

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Is unisom sleep tabs safe to take with Zoloft (sertraline) and Adderall?

Is unisom sleep tabs safe to take with Zoloft (sertraline) and Adderall?

Agree w Dr. Lipkin: Drugs. Com Drug interaction checker notes potential for Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) & Zoloft (sertraline) to potentially ^ risk for serotonin syndrome. Adderall side effects may also be ^ed. However, that does mean that there would be a problem. No interactions with plan Unisom noted. ...Read more

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Can I take tribulus and fenugreek supplements while taking zoloft (sertraline) and adderall daily?

Can I take tribulus and fenugreek supplements while taking zoloft (sertraline) and adderall daily?

Not a good idea: I generally recommend that my patients avoid the use of supplements while taking antidepressants or stimulants. The reason for this (in part) is due to the risk of potential interactions and serious side effects. ...Read more

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I am prescribed to 10mg Adderall. Can Adderall cause anxiety/panic attacks? I also take 25mg Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety

I am prescribed to 10mg Adderall. Can Adderall cause anxiety/panic attacks? I also take 25mg Zoloft (sertraline) for anxiety

Yes: It is possible for Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to cause panic attacks. However your underlying anxiety and not the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) may be responsible. Please discuss this with the physician who is prescribing your medication as he or she knows your condition and give you the best opinion. ...Read more

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Since stopping adderall 2 months ago. Now on Zoloft for attacks, I've been getting these short vertigo feeling attacks when moving around or standing?

Since stopping adderall 2 months ago. Now on Zoloft for attacks, I've been getting these short vertigo feeling attacks when moving around or standing?

Hard to say: You don't say what you were on Adderall for, or why it was stopped. You also don't say what kind of "attacks" you were put on Zoloft for, although I will assume they were panic attacks. Vertigo can be a side effect of many medications, including Zoloft, but can have other causes. You need to talk about this with the prescriber and/or your pharmacist, and get a full physical evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the chances i'll gain weight on prozac? Gained weight on Zoloft (sertraline). I am now also taking Adderall. I'm extremely active and eat healthy as is

What are the chances i'll gain weight on prozac? Gained weight on Zoloft (sertraline). I am now also taking Adderall. I'm extremely active and eat healthy as is

Hard to say...: ...With any certainty. Usually people do not gain when they start prozac; only tend to see that after they have been on it long term. Also be proactive as much as you possibly can: stay as active as possible, exercise as often as you can, watch what you eat, try not to pig-out when the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) wears off, be prepared mentally in that way to counteract any possibility of overrating! Good luck! ...Read more

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Can behavioral meds such as zoloft, (sertraline) adderall, or klonopin cause low platelets?

Can behavioral meds such as zoloft, (sertraline) adderall, or klonopin cause low platelets?

Clonazepam: Clonazepam can cause low platelets. Sertraline can lower platelets in less than 1% of folks. It's not a known side effect of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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Just started taking 150mg Wellbutrin, (bupropion) just woke up because my body was shaking, hot and sweaty, was dead asleep. Also on 25mg Zoloft 20mg Adderall?

Just started taking 150mg Wellbutrin, (bupropion) just woke up because my body was shaking, hot and sweaty, was dead asleep. Also on 25mg Zoloft 20mg Adderall?

Drug interactions: Wellbutrin, (bupropion) Adderall, Zoloft and other psychopharmacology drugs individually may cause the symptoms you are describing. When taken together there is a synergistic effect and can be very dangerous. (Serotonin syndrome, NMS, Malignant Catatonia, Malignant Hyperthermia, fever) etc. These syndromes are very rare but are possible. I'm not saying you have any of these but your meds need to be adjusted. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a diet aid while taking Adderall and Prozac to avoid weight gain? They both cause loss of appetite for me but gained on Zoloft (sertraline) smehow

Is it ok to take a diet aid while taking Adderall and Prozac to avoid weight gain? They both cause loss of appetite for me but gained on Zoloft (sertraline) smehow

Why?: If the Adderall and Prozac (fluoxetine) both cause loss of appetite for you, why do you need something in addition as a diet aid? Take advantage of the fact that you have less appetite and just eat less! ...Read more

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I take150mg Zoloft &1mg Xanax (alprazolam) as needed for bipolar. I've lost focus/motivation at work &doing things I enjoy. Dr gave me Adderall xr 20. Will It help?

I take150mg Zoloft &1mg Xanax (alprazolam) as needed for bipolar. I've lost focus/motivation at work &doing things I enjoy. Dr gave me Adderall xr 20. Will It help?

It may: Often Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is added in for people who need help with attention, concentration, and focus. While it is traditionally a medication for ADD, it is currently used more frequently in conjunction with other meds. The XR is good because it lasts for a longer period of time and does not create a drop in energy when the med wears off. It can help with depression. Call doc if you are very agitated ...Read more

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I have surface numbness just above my rgt knee and middle toe on my lft foot. I've had disc issues in the past. Take Zoloft, (sertraline) adderall and prednisone?

I have surface numbness just above my rgt knee and middle toe on my lft foot. I've had disc issues in the past. Take Zoloft, (sertraline) adderall and prednisone?

Pinched nerve: Something is irritating a nerve, specifically a branch of the 5th or slum bar vertebra or first sacral vertebrae both, or the peroneal nerve, which wraps around the lateral upper joint in your knee. You need a good examination it could conceivably be coming from the pinched nerve in your back, providing its either at L5 or at s1. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take adderal while taking zoloft, abilify, (aripiprazole) and ativan?

Is it safe to take adderal while taking zoloft, abilify, (aripiprazole) and ativan?

Risky w/ Zoloft (sertraline): Discuss it seriously w/ your provider - there is a risk of combining it w/ Zoloft (sertraline) and unless it is very necessary - it is not a good idea. ...Read more

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Are adderal and Zoloft (sertraline) daily a good combination for for my add and my panic attacks?

No: In my opinion, Adderall could make anxiety worse, much worse in fact as anxiety is a common side effect of Adderall as well as all other stimulant medications like ritalin (methylphenidate). You may be much better off with a non-stimulant medication for add such as straterra. You must take the straterra with food to avoid stomach upset. Good question. ...Read more

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My son can't swallow a Zoloft (sertraline) be crushed?

My son can't swallow a Zoloft (sertraline) be crushed?

Tablet yes cap no: There are two forms of Zoloft (sertraline). The capsule form cannot be crushed but the tablet form can. Your pharmacist may be able to make a liquid form for your son if the capsule is your only option.

Be sure to follow the directions of his doctor for dosing adjustments and be sure to keep all appointments for follow up while he is being treated with this medication. ...Read more

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Can't Zoloft (sertraline) make u sweat very badly even at night and resemble lymphoma sweats?

Can't Zoloft (sertraline) make u sweat very badly even at night and resemble lymphoma sweats?

Zoloft (sertraline) sweats: The whole class of ssri medications (including prozac, zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) etc.) can cause night sweats, particularly as you are stopping or reducing the medication. Paxil (paroxetine) is the worst offender in this group. Some patients have this symptom even while taking the medication. Usually it will go away after a few weeks. ...Read more

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When I haven't taken my Zoloft (sertraline) in 2 + days (rarely happens that I skip) why does it cause me headaches?

When I haven't taken my Zoloft (sertraline) in 2 + days (rarely happens that I skip) why does it cause me headaches?

Withdrawal symptom: When you miss your zoloft (sertraline) dose, you could be experiencing some withdrawal (or what the drug companies call "discontinuation") effects -- which can include headache. I'm glad you rarely skip your doses for 2+ days. ...Read more

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Why can't I take oxyelite pro while I'm taking zoloft (sertraline)? I'm in medical field so complicated answer is okay

Unregulated: All supplements are unregulated by fda, so they can put 'pro' and 'awesome' and whatever you want to hear to get excited and spend money, but the fact is there are things they can put that do work, and are dangerous. I see kidney stones, heart, liver and other problems that come from muscle and energy supplements. So with or without zoloft, (sertraline) I wouldn't recommend that stuff. ...Read more

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Dextroamphetamine And Racemic Amphetamine (Definition)

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Zoloft (Definition)

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