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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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Any interaction btween Zoloft Abilify (aripiprazole) trazadon busparone?

Any interaction btween Zoloft Abilify (aripiprazole) trazadon busparone?

Potentially: Combination of Zoloft, trazodone & buspar can increased potential for serotonergic reactions which can be severe. Trazodone or zoloft when mixed with abilify can ^ risk for sedation, dizziness or confusion. ...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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There is any interactions between Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal and trazadon and wellbutren xl?

There is any interactions between Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal and trazadon and wellbutren xl?

There is interaction: There is 11 interactions for the 5 drugs that you have listed. The most serious is trazodon, Buspar (buspirone) and zoloft increase affecting serotonin level and it can lead to serotonin syndrome. If concerned, talk to your treating physician for more information and dosage. ...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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Are there any severe interactions between suboxone, zoloft, antibiotics for bronchitis, steroids for bronchitis, and lipitor for choesterol? Thank you

Are there any severe interactions between suboxone, zoloft, antibiotics for bronchitis, steroids for bronchitis, and lipitor for choesterol? Thank you

This is a long list: & you did not tell us the name of the antibiotic or the steroid. However, all you need to do is go to the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker & enter each medication. The best thing to do is to discuss with your pharmacist or your doctor. Take care. ...Read more

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Witch mor interactions with many drugs Zoloft or Cymbalta (duloxetine) and witch more safe between them?

Neither: Well one is not generally safer then the other, it all depends on which works for you. It also depends on what you are treating and what other medications you are on.
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Hello. I have a quick question regarding possible drug interactions. Do the antidepressants Zoloft, Viibryd, and Clonidine make hormonal birth control (Tri Cyclen Sprintec) less effective?

Hello. I have a quick question regarding possible drug interactions. Do the antidepressants Zoloft, Viibryd, and Clonidine make hormonal birth control (Tri Cyclen Sprintec) less effective?

Drug interaction: Person of unknown age gender medical Hx or medication Hx asks: I have a quick question regarding possible drug interactions. Do the antidepressants Zoloft, Viibryd, and Clonidine make hormonal birth control (Tri Cyclen Sprintec) less effective? ANS: I would go to Drugs. Com and look up drug interactions. It will depend on how each is metabolized in your body. I would ask the team prescribing them. ...Read more

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Can vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and luvox have interactions and if so what are they? Also is there an interaction between vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and zoloft?

Can vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and luvox have interactions and if so what are they? Also is there an interaction between vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and zoloft?

Yes. But: Luvox and Zoloft (SSRI meds) can interact with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) to boost the effects of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) possibly giving you more side effects such as jitteriness, tremor. But the combination is fairly common, effective and safe with careful medical supervision. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Need some docs opinions- which birth control type do you think is best in terms of drug interactions w/prilosec, xanax, (alprazolam) & zoloft? Can I even use it?

Need some docs opinions- which birth control type do you think is best in terms of drug interactions w/prilosec, xanax, (alprazolam) & zoloft? Can I even use it?

Am unaware of issues: With any form of oral contraception and the medications listed. The decision should be based on your lifestyle issues, preferences, potential side effects and cost. Your family physician or an ob/gyn (or np/pa-c, as the case may be) can better advise you. It is probably going to be more of an issue in terms of other habits, particularly smoking. If you smoke cigarettes, ocps are more risky. ...Read more

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Will over-the-counter antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have any bad interactions with ssris like zoloft?

Will over-the-counter antihistamines like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have any bad interactions with ssris like zoloft?

Generally no: Second generation antihistamines such as allegra, zyrtec and Claritin are non sedating and do not interact with ssris. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is sedating and may increase the sedation of ssris. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

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