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What could happen if you start taking a new antidepressant without weaning yourself off of the old one?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: If both increase

Serotonin levels - you might give your self a double whammy & ^ risk for serotinergic syndrome.
If one of the antidepressants is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor - you could become very ill.

In brief: If both increase

Serotonin levels - you might give your self a double whammy & ^ risk for serotinergic syndrome.
If one of the antidepressants is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor - you could become very ill.
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