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Medicine For Sertraline Allergy
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Is it possible to develop allergies or other side effects from switching from brand name Zoloft (sertraline) to generic Sertraline?
Not likely: Don't worry about that change. The inspection quality is not significantly different in any licensed pharmaceutical lab. Really, don't worry. That could cause an experience of negative effects for no other reason. It's a true phenomena - expectancy is powerful. Avoid it. ...Read more
I am taking 3 different meds for allergies and zoloft (sertraline)..I had a blood test and skin test without stopping them. Did that negate the tests?
Maybe: If you had a positive response to the allergy test, it is probably valid. However, the medications could have interfered with the test to give you a negative result when you are really allergic to something. There are different types of response to an allergen that is often cell-mediated but the process is rather complicated. There have been reported interference due to use of medications. ...Read more
Mild lightheadness for 3 days. Cause? Notice it when bad thoughts or stressed. Swtched frm Zoloft (sertraline) 2 Prozac 200mg. Urine clr. No x-pain. Slight allergy
I take Sertraline HCL 50 MG and Trazodone 150 MG Is it ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy liqui-Gels 25 MG with the other meds?
For what?: All meds have potential adverse effects and the more meds you are on increases this risk. Both sertraline and trazodone are antidepressants, but you are likely taking trazodone for sleep and these 2 are not an uncommon combo. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is also sedating. If you need Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergies talk to your doc about tapering down trazodone. Also consider seeing an allergist ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am having a metallic taste in my mouth and a worsening"hacking/phlegm" cough. In case its relevant, I am also taking Zoloft (sertraline) and Claritin for allergies. What should I do?
Probably phelgm: Mucous secretion due to that produced in the upper sinus passages and upper airway as well at that produced in the lower respiratory tree can drain into the back of the mouth and when tasted, can have a metallic taste pending the type of infection, some blood and if mixed with medications, food and other ingestants, give the metallic taste. If this doesn't clear with "wellness" get checked out. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I want to take Claritin for allergies. I’m on Zoloft, Wellbutrin, vistaril (spelling), and trazodone. Any major drug interactions?
Feeling similar to "brain zap" - minor allergies with mild congestion in head - 50mg zoloft/day - could either be the cause? Concerned!
Yep.: Either could be - or both. Many questions like: for how long, previous times - same symptoms? What else are you taking? Etc. I thinkyou want your dr to check this out. ...Read more
Doctor prescribed Fiorecet fot tension headaches.Also taking Zoloft 100 mg. Are these safe together? What allergy med safe to take with these?
Can i take 1 waldryl severe allergy and sinus headache when yesterday i took 1 zoloft 50 mg at 11:00p.m. because i woke up with nose allergy.
Medication timing: Waldryl (diphenhydramine) is a good antihistamine but sedating and effects last a few hours. You might consider a nonsedating antihistamine such as cetirizine, loratadine, fexofenadine that will give you close to 24hrs of allergy relief and can be taken any time of day (usually). If it's nasal symptoms go straight to the source with mometasone or fluticasone nasal spray. Sertraline keep U awake? ...Read more
Zoloft/Adderall: Shouldn't be!.Get a more detailed answer ›
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It Is Safe: Zoloft (sertraline) does not contain any sulfa in its tablets. There are generic versions of zoloft and they are also sulfa free. Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake inhibitor medication that has been approved by the fda for the following conditions: major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder, premenstual dysphoric disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where can I find the long term effects of sertraline drug esp in patients that have been taking it since teens (long meaning >7yr)?
Nat Library of Med: Doing a literature search in the national library of medicine shows the adverse events reported with sertraline were most likely to occur early in the course of treatment and there was no evidence of any increase in events in the elderly or with longer-term treatment. Sertraline was not associated with excess of death from any cause, suicides, suicide attempts or serious life-threatening events. ...Read more
I have been taking 100mg sertraline for 2 yrs . I'm feeling extremely stuck with no focus at all. Are there any drugs/supplements I could take?
Maybe therapy: Sometimes the medication needs to be changed and there are lots of antidepressants that might be helpful as well as possibly adjusting the dosage of the current medication. Talking therapy may also be helpful. Discuss the situation with your doctor ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers