I see posts on this forum from people who were taking Zoloft or similar, were switched to Adderall and became ill. I must tell you that this combo is a bit scary. MAOI is not the only med which, when taken with Amphetamine, raises red flags, because Amphetamine is a form of MAOI. Low-dose Adderall (10-20 mg tablet 1 x per day) and lowest 'effective' dose of Zoloft (50 mg) are unlikely to result in catastrophic events... although I'd keep some Valium around, just in case. In the Adderall posts, I found an entry by someone who seemed to exhibit symptoms of serotonin overload or withdrawal symptoms and possibly a combination. All the people taking the psychostimulants know to keep away from Robitussin DM and other DMX? You can have DMX *alone*, but I wouldnt be mixing it with either of the aforementioned. Is this a useful question?
15 Sep 2010
yes, it is! My sister had a bad reaction with her Adderall and SSRI medication, I think it was ¿Celexa? Anyways, ya, Adderall affects the seratonin in a very indirect sort of way and can cause seritonin syndrome. Also, if you're depressed, and also need a stimulant, often times it's a misdiagnosis for bipolar depression vs. unipolar depression.
16 Sep 2010
I have narcolepsy and i take Xyrem, 60mg prozac and 20mg twice a day adderall. this doesnt seem to be a good combination. what symptoms are exhibited from a serotonin overload? my doctor and my nurse with the Xyrem both keep telling me that this combination isn't anything to worry about. But I don't feel like this is the way i want to feel for the rest of my life. the only positive i've gotten is not sleeping all day everyday. help!!
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