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Is Zoloft A Maoi
There are many: There are many alternatives to zoloft, including celexa, prozac, paxil, lexapro, etc. If zoloft is being used for depression, exercise may also be an alternative to zoloft and other ssri's. The "best" medicine for you depends on a thorough psychiatric evaluation and careful selection based on your individual needs. In this, your doctor also considers other medicines you're taking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I avoid when on strattera and Zoloft ?Is there any kind of food which may prevent its effectivity ?
Strattera/Zoloft: I don't know of any foods that reduce efficacy of either zoloft or strattera. Taking the medications with food may be helpful, though, to decrease stomach upset. Alcohol should be avoided. You should not take another kind of drug, called an maoi, with zoloft. Take these medications regularly as prescribed, and never stop taking them suddenly. Let me know if you have other questions. ...Read more
Yes: You should not combine Zoloft with alcohol and you should avoid taking NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and naproxen due to increased risk of bleeding. Zoloft also should not be taken with certain other antidepressants such as MAOI's and TCA's. But Zoloft is ok with Bactrim. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prolactin levels: in the serum are mediated by a whole host of factors. Inhibition of the Dopamine D2 receptor due to pharmacologic use of typical and atypical antipsychotics causes the majority of cases, although SSRI, MAOI and tricyclic antidepressants can also play a causative role. Hypothalamic nuclei and the anterior pituitary (and its infundibular portal system are the major location for cyclical release ...Read more
Contraindicated: Taking a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (maoi), such nardil, marplan, or Parnate with a serotonin selective reuptake inhibitor (ssri) such as zoloft is contraindicated. When taken together they can lead to serotonin syndrome. This potentially deadly syndrome may cause agitation or restlessness, fast heart beat, hallucinations, increased body temperature, loss of coordination, and nausea. Seek help! ...Read more
My doc gave me Buspar since 2 months now and it's not working. Also proved antidepressants like zoloft, efexor, cymbalta, prozac, wellbutrin, paxil?
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