Interactions between your selected drugs
Major: Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit
sertraline ↔ venlafaxine
Applies to: Zoloft (sertraline), Effexor XR (venlafaxine)
Talk to your doctor before using sertraline together with venlafaxine. Combining these medications can increase the risk of a rare but serious condition called the serotonin syndrome, which may include symptoms such as confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme changes in blood pressure, increased heart rate, fever, excessive sweating, shivering or shaking, blurred vision, muscle spasm or stiffness, tremor, incoordination, stomach cramp, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. You should contact your doctor immediately if you experience these symptoms while taking the medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs.
Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Other drugs that your selected drugs interact with
Effexor XR (venlafaxine) interacts with more than 400 other drugs.
Zoloft (sertraline) interacts with more than 400 other drugs.
Interactions between your selected drugs and food
No results found - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
I strongly suggest you speak to your Dr. about this interaction.
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