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Can i drink caffeine while taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Can i drink caffeine while taking zoloft (sertraline)?

Yes, BUT: If you are taking zoloft (sertraline) because of anxiety attacks, caffeine may make you more likely to have those. Is that what you want for yourself? ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Can i take n.O.-xplode caffeine free, when i'm taking zoloft (sertraline).

Can i take n.O.-xplode caffeine free, when i'm taking zoloft (sertraline).

Not worth the risk.: This supplement's effectiveness is likely related to stimulant properties, even without caffeine. Using zoloft (sertraline) will make it harder for your liver to metabolize the supplement so your blood levels of it will be higher risking cardiovascular health. There are safer ways to improve fitness. ...Read more

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If you take Zoloft (sertraline) can you drink sodas with caffeine? No further details

If you take Zoloft (sertraline) can you drink sodas with caffeine? No further details

Hello. : Hello. The answer is yes. However, if you are being treated with zoloft (sertraline) for an anxiety disorder or bipolar disorder, the caffiene could impact those conditions. If you have anxiety disorders, too much caffiene can cause you to feel jittery. If you have bipolar disorder, caffiene could increase your energy level even more if you are already manic or hypomanic. Becare of caffiene in the evening as it can cause insomnia. ...Read more

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Zoloft (sertraline) increase 100to150; change due to still having some anxiety but doing much better; can increase cause jittery/wired feeling;no caffeine?

Zoloft (sertraline) increase 100to150; change due to still having some anxiety but doing much better; can increase cause jittery/wired feeling;no caffeine?

Increasing Zoloft (sertraline): from 100 mg to 150 may cause transitory Jittery feeling,especially if you are taking it along with Celexa (citalopram). Watch for elevated temperature, elevated heart rate, muscle stiffness and problems with sleep. If you have any of these or racing thoughts contact your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Is it bad to combine caffeine, clondine, sertraline and propranol HCl - please help!?

Is it bad to combine caffeine, clondine, sertraline and propranol HCl - please help!?

Depends: This all depends on your particular health status, doses involved, and what you are being treated for. Please consult with your treating physician. ...Read more

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What would happen if I took a load of my thyroxine, sertraline, montelukast, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine tablets? And don't say the obvious please

What would happen if I took a load of my thyroxine, sertraline, montelukast, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine tablets?
And don't say the obvious please

Polypharmacy: Why are you asking this? Please don't take "a load" of this stuff. A large dose of thyroxine, ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) and caffeine (esp the last 2) will make you very nervous, jittery, palpitations, insomnia. It could exacerbate other conditions. Sertraline in overdose can cause similar symptoms, also nausea/vomiting. Possibly dangerous. What's going on? Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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When taking Zoloft (sertraline) & klonopin for depression, anxiety, panic disorder, I know you should avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate. What about cigarettes& sugar?

When taking Zoloft (sertraline) & klonopin for depression, anxiety, panic disorder, I know  you should avoid alcohol, caffeine, chocolate. What about cigarettes& sugar?

No good!: The tar in cigarettes can induce a liver enzyme 1a2, this should not affect the blood levels of zoloft (sertraline) or klonopin. However nicotine is a stimulant, and stimulants are not helpful for individuals with panic. Also emphysema, secondary to cigarettes is particularly unpleasant when you have panic. Refined sugar can lead to fluctuations in glucose exacerbating panic. Talk to dr. About quitting. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Zoloft (Definition)

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