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My wife suffered from depression and her doctor recently prescribe brintellix (10mg) and Fluvoxamine (50mg). is this ok taken at same time or at an interval? And is it safe on the prescribed dose? fluvox is needed for her ocd

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Drug Interactions

There is increased risk for Serotonin Syndrome when Brintellix (Vortioxetine.
Trintellix) and fluvoxamine are used together. I would discuss this directly with your pharmacist who can research use further.

In brief: Drug Interactions

There is increased risk for Serotonin Syndrome when Brintellix (Vortioxetine.
Trintellix) and fluvoxamine are used together. I would discuss this directly with your pharmacist who can research use further.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: Medication advice

The prescribing physician or psychiatrist is best qualified to answer this question.
Your pharmacist can also be very helpful in answering such questions.

In brief: Medication advice

The prescribing physician or psychiatrist is best qualified to answer this question.
Your pharmacist can also be very helpful in answering such questions.
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