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Are adverse reactions to fluoxetine common?

Are adverse reactions to fluoxetine common?

Prozac (fluoxetine): Generally well tolerated, side effects may include constipation; decreased sexual desire or ability; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; increased sweating; headache; light-headedness when you stand or sit up; loss of appetite; nausea; stuffy nose; tiredness; weakness; yawning. ...Read more

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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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Any adverse reactions to raloxifene?

Any adverse reactions to raloxifene?

Flushes, leg cramps: Raloxifene (evista) is used to prevent and treat osteoporosis. It also prevents breast cancer. Although most people do not experience significant side effects, hot flashes and leg cramps may occur. Evista (raloxifene) also slightly increases the risk of thromboembolism (blood clots in the legs or lungs). ...Read more

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Cephalexin side effects and safety? Allergic reaction risk?

Cephalexin side effects and safety? Allergic reaction risk?

Urticaria: Cephalexin is an oral antibiotic, belongs to the class of 'cephalosporin'. People who are allergic to 'penicillin" in general, will have cross sensitivity reaction to cephalosporin as well. The drug reaction can vary from mild urticarial rash to severe anaphylaxis, which will be life a threatening situation. Sometimes cephalosporin can give 'drug induced fever' as well. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

Adverse drug reactions from mixing lexapro, Xanax (alprazolam) and metoprolol?

No, should be OK: These medications may be used together and should not cause any significant interactions. There is a slight chance of a small increase in the blood level of metoprolol caused by the lexapro, (escitalopram) but it is unlikely that this would be significant. ...Read more

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Is there an adverse reaction between losartan and zoloft (sertraline)?

Is there an adverse reaction between losartan and zoloft (sertraline)?

One adverse symptom: Is muscle pain. Perhaps not taking both meds at the same time may help. Check out this link. http://www.ehealthme.com/drug-interactions-side-effects/losartan-hctz-sertraline-hydro-7379307. ...Read more

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What are some adverse reactions to colchicine?

What are some adverse reactions to colchicine?

Nausea and vomiting: Nausea, vomiting, and stomach irritation are some of the side effects for a short term dosage. Long term dosing may have the added side effect of liver damage. Your doctor will monitor you when on this med. ...Read more

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I can take topamax, (topiramate) celexa and ativan without adverse reactions?

I can take topamax, (topiramate) celexa and ativan without adverse reactions?

Yes, you can: the only side effect is Ativan and Topamax (topiramate) both increase sedation and drowsiness. Many doctors use this combo for chronic pain management. However, it is always good idea to consult with your prescribing physician. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i take lithium orotate with clonazepam? Are there adverse reactions?

Can i take lithium orotate with clonazepam?  Are there adverse reactions?

Yes, you can: Yes, lithium orotate can be taken with Clonazepam if prescribed for you by your doctor. Lithium orotate supposedly has better bioavailability than Lithium Carbonate -- and it's given in much lower doses. Typically 10-20mg/day for brain protective effects -- you need higher quantities of elemental lithium for bipolar d/o, often using lithium carbonate. Be watchful for any sedation, though. ...Read more

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How can a non-medical prescriber prevent adverse drug reactions?

How can a non-medical prescriber prevent adverse drug reactions?

Reframing reactions: Any and all drugs have the potential to cause adverse drug reaction. Even sugar pill (placebo) causes adverse drug reaction. Our brain is a powerfully imaginative organ. Art of medicine is to use the brain's power to enhance healing. Rather than preventing non-severe adverse reactions, they can be reframed/understood as indicators that the drug has been successfully delivered. ...Read more

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Is there any adverse reaction in taking concor and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

Is there any adverse reaction  in taking concor and Xanax (alprazolam) together?

No: Concor is bispropolol, a beta-blocker used for high blood pressure & angina (chest pain). Fatigue & depression are known side effects (generally) of this class of medications. Xanax is alprazolam, a sedative/hypnotic anxiolytic used for severe anxiety. It is often abused & easily addicted. There are no reported contra-indications to mixing the two. ...Read more

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How to deal with venlafaxine adverse effects?

How to deal with venlafaxine adverse effects?

Snri group SE hard: There are only few groups of antidepressants and how they change brain chemicals ssri snri sari dnri zoloft Paxil Prozac Celexa lexopro all are ssri except Paxil they can be stopped if have se pt will be fine after a little problem same with dnri which has wellbutrin hard ones are snri Effexor Cymbalta Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) as they have norep do withdrawals are bad dont do it yourself go to doctor to wean off. ...Read more

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Is colchicine safe to take with niacin and prozac (fluoxetine). I mean are there any adverse reactions or interactions?

Is colchicine safe to take with niacin and prozac (fluoxetine). I mean are there any adverse reactions or interactions?

Should be: Niacin is metabolized in the liver. So is Prozac (fluoxetine) and doses adusted and monitered. The Niacin can cause gout and colchcine is used to treat this. Colchacine is metabolized and excreted thru the kidneys. If your doctor and you follow up regularly and labs ekg etc done you should be ok. ...Read more

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Klonopin (clonazepam) side effects/allergic reactions?

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Klonopin (clonazepam) side effects/allergic reactions?

Klonopin (clonazepam) side effect: Mainly sedation, sometimes headaches & upset stomach. ...Read more

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At what maximum rate do allergic reactions to Zoloft (sertraline) happen?

At what maximum rate do allergic reactions to Zoloft (sertraline) happen?

Depends: Most likely what you are describing is an intolerance or idiosyncratic reaction (unexpected reaction particular to a small number of people likely genetically determined). You will need to provide a more detailed description of your reactions in addition to the time of onset after taking the pill for us to give you an opinion. ...Read more

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Any allergic reaction to ketalar (ketamine)?

Any allergic reaction to ketalar (ketamine)?

Agitation,: Hallucinations in some, flushing, increased heart rate are common side effects. All drugs can cause allergic reactions in rare circumstances including rash, hives, swelling of the tongue, difficulty breathing and death. ...Read more

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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more