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Wouldn't do it: Combining zoloft (sertraline) with Phentermine risks serotonin syndrome. It's rare but dangerous -- may include confusion, hallucinations, seizures, blood pressure changes, increased heart rate, fever, sweating, shivering or shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm or stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. ...Read more
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
Is it safe to take Topiramate, Zoloft and phentermine together. I have read that it is since its call phenpro but not fda approve can you please advis?
Pharmacist: Your pharmacist can be very helpful in answering this question or any other questions about your medications. I would be concerned about taking Zoloft along with phentermine as I would be worried about possible hyperactivity or agitation with this combination. I would defer to the opinion of the pharmacist or your psychiatrist, if you are being treated by one, however. ...Read more
Trick question?: Nettle leaf supplements have no interactions with zoloft (sertraline) or phentermine. But -- combining Phentermine with zoloft (sertraline) can lead to confusion, increased blood pressure or heart rate, loss of coordination, restlessness, sweating, tremor, vomiting, or other serious side effects. Not a good plan, even though it isn't specifically what you were asking about.. ...Read more
Is oil of oregano safe to take with my other meds? Zoloft, (sertraline) avapro, phentermine, phenergen, paracetamol and ibuprofen?
See below: The first question is why are you taking oil of oregano? What is your purpose for using it? Despite the hype, there is no persuasive evidence to demonstrate that oil of oregano does anything useful in or on our bodies. And while it is popular, there is no science to support the use of oil of oregano for any medical condition. ...Read more
SSRI + Phentermine: Combining ssri's with Phentermine has been associated with toxic reactions described in the literature [bostwick jm, brown tm. J clin psychopharmacol 1996;16:189—90]. I recommend against this combination. Phentermine is a stimulant which can leads to effects like dizziness, dysphoria, headache, insomnia, overstimulation, restlessness, and tremor. The appetite loss effect wears off quickly too. ...Read more
Is it safe to take zoloft (150mg/day) with Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate)? My PCP prescribed the Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) to help aid in weight loss, knowing I take zoloft, but I see negatives
Not a good idea: Please call your pharmacy for possible side effects and drug-drug interactions. ...Read more
Zoloft (sertraline): Sertraline (Zoloft/ Lustral) is one of the Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants. It works primarily by increasing serotonin. It is is FDA approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, post traumatic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. ...Read more
Zoloft (sertraline) and Anxiety:
Every med can cause side effects from mild serious or rare. Zoloft (sertraline) can cause that if started at higher dose and not sure if there are other meds taken with that. Best will be to discuss with your doctor about adjusting the dose and please make sure don't miss dose of zoloft (sertraline) that can also contribute to agitation and irritability
all the best. ...Read more
In my practice, with my patients, I have not seen a patient with fatigue caused by either zoloft (sertraline) or buspirone, either along or together.
If you are taking them for depression and anxiety, fatigue may be caused from either underlying condition.
Please consult with your treating physician. ...Read more
There are reports in the literature describing teratogenic effects of the ssri's (effects on the growing fetus) the evidence for causing heart problems is not conclusive yet, so it is hard to say with certainty that zoloft (sertraline) is the cause of heart defects. In any way, it is better to discuss this issue with your prescribing physician
good luck and feel better. ...Read more
No: No it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›