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What are the interactions between Zoloft (sertraline) and melatonin if any?

What are the interactions between Zoloft (sertraline) and melatonin if any?

Zoloft/Melatonin: No interactions. Only caution when taking melatonin is if u r on medications that suppress the immune system, blood thinners, diabetes medications, & birth control pills. ...Read more

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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I take zoloft, (sertraline) are there any interactions between Zoloft (sertraline) and herbalife shakes?

I take zoloft, (sertraline) are there any interactions between Zoloft (sertraline) and herbalife shakes?

Zoloft (sertraline) and herbs: When taking zoloft, (sertraline) be careful not to take St John's wart ginkgo biloba, 5 ht and l-tryptophan as they can increase serotonin. Check if herbalife products contain these ingredients. ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) cause weight gain? Are there any interactions with Zoloft (sertraline) and st. John's wort?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) cause weight gain? Are there any interactions with Zoloft (sertraline) and st. John's wort?

Probaly Not: There is no strong association between zoloft (sertraline) and weight gain but depression can cause loss of appetite and treatment may cause it to return.
Do not take st. Johns wort, its affects are additive to zoloft (sertraline) and might cause a condition called serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. ...Read more

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There any interaction between Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and Risperdal 0.25 and remeron 15mg?? And can bi combine together?

There any interaction between Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg and Risperdal 0.25 and remeron 15mg?? And can bi combine together?

Discuss w/ provider: Hopefully the same doctor prescribed these or they consulted if it was not. There is a potential problem (serotonin syndrome) when Zoloft (sertraline) and Remeron are taken in combo. So, make sure this is the best treatment plan available to you since it needs close monitoring. They all interact w/ each other in a non-major way that can increase dizzy, drowsy, confused effects so be careful w/ what you do. ...Read more

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I am worried about the interaction of Zoloft (sertraline) and elavil, the drowsiness does not bother me as a matter of fact better rest is welcome.

I am worried about the interaction of Zoloft (sertraline) and elavil, the drowsiness does not bother me as a matter of fact better rest is welcome.

One too many: Taking two serotonergic drugs with similar mechanism of action is generally not advisable. Serotonin syndrome which can be seriously life threatening may occur. Talk with you doctor about getting on one serotonin drug. ...Read more

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I don't trust my doctor for certain reasons and I wanted to know what are the phenylpiracetam interactions with lithium, zoloft, (sertraline) risperidal, and artane?

I don't trust my doctor for certain reasons and I wanted to know what are the phenylpiracetam interactions with lithium, zoloft, (sertraline) risperidal, and artane?

Second opinion: The doctor patient relationship is very important. You can start w/getting a second opinion from another doc. If you are more comfortable w/second or even third doc, then stay w/him or her. If you don't trust any doc then you would do well to sort that out w/a therapist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My psychiatrist is away for a while and I wanted to know what are the phenylpiracetam interactions with lithium, zoloft, (sertraline) risperidal, and artane?

My psychiatrist is away for a while and I wanted to know what are the phenylpiracetam interactions with lithium, zoloft, (sertraline) risperidal, and artane?

Med Interaction: Perhaps one of the psychiatrists here can take this question. If they don't contact who ever may be taking call for your reg. Psychiatrist. Drs generally have another dr. Cover for them while they are out of town. ...Read more

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Do you think taking Le-Vel Thrive and Zoloft (sertraline) at the same time would cause interactions?

Unknown interactions: Le Vel Thrive is a product marketed to promote weight loss, energy and improved mood and focus. It reportedly contains vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements, enzymes and antioxidants designed to produce lean muscle and mental clarity. However, such claims have not been endorsed by the FDA. This means that there may be unknown adverse interactions if taken with antidepressants such as Zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Seretide acuhealer 125 mg x2 a day + Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg if no interactions?

Seretide acuhealer 125 mg x2 a day + Zoloft (sertraline) 200mg if no interactions?

Med Interactions: There is no specific contraindication and I would assume your doctor who prescribed is aware of your other medications. If you are still worried, please ask the prescribing doctor since they know you best and the reason (s) for prescribing your medications. ...Read more

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I'm prescribed 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) and 10mg daytrana. Should I worry about the interactions of the three?

I'm prescribed 50mg of Zoloft (sertraline) and 10mg daytrana. Should I worry about the interactions of the three?

Zoloft/daytrana: Daytrana and zoloft (sertraline) are often prescribed together. The only interaction is that Daytrana can increase zoloft (sertraline) levels in the blood. This varies from person to person. If you have a mood disorder and adhd, you also need to consider the treatment for adhd can worsen your mood. If you have both issues, I would recommend that you see a psychiatrist who can treat both and be aware of conflicts. ...Read more

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I am presently taking Risperdal and now I am being put back on my Zoloft (sertraline) should I worry bout any interactions?

Not particularly: Should not be much to worry about with risperidone. Technically both work on the aspects of the serotonin system but should not affect how each other are broken down. I am not aware of any absolute contraindications of being on both ...Read more

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Does Zoloft (sertraline) and Doxycycline have any interactions?

Does Zoloft (sertraline) and Doxycycline have any interactions?

No: No interactions reported, but always let a prescribing doctor know about your other medications. It really helps them serve you best. ...Read more

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I take lopressor 37.5 mg and zoloft (sertraline) 25mg. Is it safe to use together, like there is now interactions?

I take lopressor 37.5 mg and zoloft (sertraline) 25mg. Is it safe to use together, like there is now interactions?

Discuss w/ Dr: Zoloft (sertraline) can exaggerate the effects of the lopressor so it's important for your doctor to check you more frequently to be sure dosage is appropriate. Work together on any combinations of medications to be safe. Best! ...Read more

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Would any type of birth control (besides only condoms) be safe to use or take while I am taking zoloft (sertraline)? I absolutely don't want bad interactions.

Would any type of birth control (besides only condoms) be safe to use or take while I am taking zoloft (sertraline)? I absolutely don't want bad interactions.

Birth control on zol: Antidepressants decrease the effectiveness of birth control, but fortunately zoloft and wellbutrin (bupropion) effect it the least. I suggest you use a backup method with oral contraceptives while on an antidepressants, maybe an iud or a vaginal condomn, or your partner use a condomn. ...Read more

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Can I take valerian root at night before bed while taking 25mg Zoloft (sertraline) daily? Is it safe? Or are there interactions?

Can I take valerian root at night before bed while taking 25mg Zoloft (sertraline) daily? Is it safe? Or are there interactions?

Be careful: As you say you'd be taking the Valerian at bedtime, the fact that the combo can cause drowsiness, inability to concentrate and dizziness may not be too disturbing - but it can also increase a risk of respiratory depression - so if you have any breathing issues I'd avoid it and if you feel even a bit of such problems cease use immediately. I'd try warm milk or a boring book instead. Best! . ...Read more

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Will there be a Zoloft (sertraline) and metoprolol tartrate interaction?

Will there be a Zoloft (sertraline) and metoprolol tartrate interaction?

Possibly: Sertraline may potentiate the effect of metoprolol. It may cause the heart to beat at a slower rate than normal. Symptoms of this condition include dizziness, chest pain, and fainting. ...Read more

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Can I drink chamomile tea with Zoloft (sertraline)? Is there an interaction? I know St. John's Wort is off limits :) Is chamomile safe?

Yes it is: The St. John's is more of a theoretical. Although it (but not chamomile) lowers liver metabolism of drug, it is not a strong blocker of liver metabolism, and the safety margin of Zoloft (sertraline) is quite high (double the amount is still safe in most). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

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