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Is sertraline and hydroxyzine safe together?

Is sertraline and hydroxyzine safe together?

Yes: We use this combination routinely and on daily basis in our anxiety clinic, Hydroxyzine, if it works for you is a very helpful and benign medication. ...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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Can you take hydroxyzine and Zoloft (sertraline) together?

Can you take hydroxyzine and Zoloft (sertraline) together?

Yes: It is generally safe to do so. Telling your doctor if you are taking any medications for sleep or that cause drowsiness is important and any other drugs that are in the same class as either zoloft (sertraline) or hydroxyzine. ...Read more

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Side effects of Zoloft (sertraline) or hydroxyzine?

Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) side effets: most common: nausea, diarrhea, headache, insomnia, sedation, nervousness, switch to maina, weight gain/loss, sweating, dry mouth, high blood pressure, rarely hallucinations, serotonin syndrome when mixed with other serotinergic agents, sexual side effects, for hydorxizine: sedation, paradoxical excitement, dry mouth, constipation, urinary retention, tachycardia, blurry vision. ...Read more

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Would Hydroxyzine, taken with my daily 100mg of zoloft (sertraline) help with my severe anxiety of traveling across country?

Would Hydroxyzine, taken with my daily 100mg of zoloft (sertraline) help with my severe anxiety of traveling across country?

?: Not sure what you mean by "anxiety of traveling across country", are you trying to help your anxiety by traveling? Or you are anxious because you are on the go? Also you didn't specify how much hydroxzine you plan to take? At any rate both are prescription medications, they don't interact, luckily, please ask your prescriber or take them as prescribed, don't exceed dosage, avoid driving if drowsy ...Read more

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I started taking 25mg zoloft (sertraline) and 25mg hydroxyzine (4day). I feel weird, my heart is always racing, I'm taking deep breaths and I feel "thight".

Anxiety or: Possible side effects from low dose Zoloft (sertraline). You are only taking 25 mg of Zoloft (sertraline) (lowest dose) however, it can cause jitteriness. You also may have a generalized anxiety disorder and you may benefit from seeing a psychologist for CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy). ...Read more

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Can hydroxyzine help with the head pressure symptom of a panic attack? I'm also taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg. Is this a good combination?

Can hydroxyzine help with the head pressure symptom of a panic attack? I'm also taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg. Is this a good combination?

It can!: Hydroxyzine has a sedative effect, generally a very strong one depending on the dose. That is, the more Hydroxyzine the greater the sedation. Combining medications is always a process that deserves attention because you want to avoid interactions. In this case there is no concern with zoloft (sertraline) and hydroxyzine. However, you want to be careful with metoprolol and zoloft (sertraline). ...Read more

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Feeling very nauseous after 150mg sertraline & 100mg hydroxyzine, what to do? Is it dangerous? Prescribed for insomnia & depression.

Feeling very nauseous after 150mg sertraline & 100mg hydroxyzine, what to do? Is it dangerous? Prescribed for insomnia & depression.

See below: Please let your prescribing provider know about your issues with meds. S/he knows your medical history and might be able to make adjustments based on what your report and past history. ...Read more

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Currently I am taking sertraline and hydroxyzine for anxiety and deoxicycline for a skin infection. What is a good cold medicine for a lot of mucus?

Be cautious: You already are on hydroxzine, which is an antihistaminic, many cold medicines would contain an antihistaminic too, combining them would cause CNS depression. Doxycycline, an antibiotic, might not work, as you can very well have a viral upper respiratory problem. Saline nasal wash, and salt water gargles, if sore throat, will help, if no improvement in a day or two, see your doctor, ...Read more

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I am on Depakote Zoloft (sertraline) and hydroxyzine now I cant sleep and very agitated?

I am on Depakote Zoloft (sertraline) and hydroxyzine now I cant sleep and very agitated?

Call your doctor: Need to adjust those medications, depakote interacts with zoloft, (sertraline) both can cause nervousness and anxiety, however your doctor had a reason to put you on both. Hydroxyzine interacts with depakote too, it can be withheld for now, but call your doctor for adjusting the others ...Read more

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Is it safe to take xanax, (alprazolam) Zoloft and hydroxyzine all in the same day?

Is it safe to take xanax, (alprazolam) Zoloft and hydroxyzine all in the same day?

Not recommended: Because hydroxyzine and xanax (alprazolam) both increase sedation and drowsiness. Ask your treating physician for more information. ...Read more

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What could happen if I took prozac/zoloft and vistaril (hydroxyzine)?

What could happen if I took prozac/zoloft and vistaril (hydroxyzine)?

Drug interactions: Sertraline + hydroxyzine " may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, & motor coordination". The potential is the same for fluoxetine + hydroxyzine. However, most people do fine on this combination. This is per Drugs. Com. Prozac + zoloft could raise ...Read more

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Can I take hydroxyz pam with zoloft (sertraline)?

Can I take hydroxyz pam with zoloft (sertraline)?

Yes: Hydroxyzine is used for anxiety and restlessness through a different pathway than zoloft, (sertraline) and is not habit forming. The two drugs do not interact. ...Read more

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What could happen if I took prozac/zoloft and vistaril (hydroxyzine) at 15-years-old?

What could happen if I took prozac/zoloft and vistaril (hydroxyzine) at 15-years-old?

Combo: You mention your age as 34, but inquire about age 15. If prescribed by a doctor & monitored, should be ok. ...Read more

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I am Experiancing mild chest discomfort the morning after taking Zoloft 25 mg and hydroxyzine 10mg three times a day as prescribed by doctor.?

I am Experiancing mild chest discomfort the morning after taking Zoloft 25 mg and hydroxyzine 10mg three times a day as prescribed by doctor.?

Stop hydroxyzine: Hydroxyzine is associated with chest pain, especially in females over 60 who have taken the drug less than one month. If you have chest pain, I would stop the hydroxyzine and see your doctor to make sure it is not caused by something serious.

Best wishes ...Read more

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Is it safe to take buspirone 7.5mg with sertraline 50mg together?

Is it safe to take buspirone 7.5mg with sertraline 50mg together?

Yes: That's not at all an unusual combination and those are small doses for both meds. Most people will need to gradually increase the zoloft (sertraline) to get to a therapeutic dose and will most likely need to gradually increase the Buspirone as well in order to get any advantage from it. ...Read more

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Is valerian interacts with sertraline? Is it safe to take the two together?

Is valerian interacts with sertraline? Is it safe to take the two together?

Zoloft (sertraline) & Valerian: Valerian may enhance sedating activity in the sertraline (zoloft), making you sleepy, so I wouldn't recommend it. Valerian and sertraline are metabolized by different liver enzymes, though. For sure do not drive if electing to use this combination. Please also discuss with your physician before using. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take citalopramhydroxyzine 20 mg and hydroxyzine 50 mg? If I take one at night and one in the morning? How bout together?

Ok: This should not be a problem and I would try taking them separately if you feel sleepy, tired with both at the samt time. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) and klonopin together?

Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) and klonopin together?

If prescribed: If prescribed by your physician to take that way, yes you can. Discuss any concerns with your physician or your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can you take Zoloft (sertraline) and clonazepam together and what is safe?

Can you take Zoloft (sertraline) and clonazepam together and what is safe?

Zoloft (sertraline) & Clonazepam: Yes, these two may be taken together as long as they are prescribed and being monitored by your physician. Hopefully you will not need the Clonazepam for long, and it can eventually be tapered off. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 200mg of sertraline and 150mg of pregabalin together each day?

Is it safe to take 200mg of sertraline and 150mg of pregabalin together each day?

Yes: Its been done before. Many patients have some problems with sedation with Pregabalin, so low and slow ...Read more

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Is it safe to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and hydroxyzine together at bedtime?

Is it safe to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and hydroxyzine together at bedtime?

Watch for drowsiness: There is no specific drug interactions, but they can both cause sedation that can be additive so be cautious. ...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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Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) and Inositol together, and what would be better to take with Zoloft (sertraline) L-theanine or inositol.

Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) and Inositol together, and what would be better to take with Zoloft (sertraline) L-theanine or inositol.

Inositol isn't: Readily absorbed, and is more a prebiotic. So, it can be taken anytime. Also, l-theanine is for issues related to post traumatic stress disorder, and as an amino acid would probably best taken alone by itself. I would take Zoloft (sertraline) once a day separately at the time your doctor recommended you take it. Not take it all together. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Zoloft (sertraline) and lomotil together?

Yes: Shouldn't b a problem note zoloft (sertraline) frequently causes diarrhea initially this typically goes away on its own after a few days--most ssris can cause this side effect at first. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,048 Doctors shared insights

Zoloft (Definition)

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