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This morning I accidentally took a paroxetine (Paxil) 25

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Hello, this morning I accidentally took a paroxetine (Paxil) 25 extended release. This is a medication I've been taking but I was supposed to take a Zoloft 100mg. Would it be okay just for today to take both?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: No. I've been taking paraoxetene.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

No, this is definitely not ok

you can't take both

it is a risk of serotonin syndrome. A life threatening condition where you have too much serotonin in the body

wait until tomorrow.

you might need zoloft tomorrow anyways (election day :))

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Thanks for this question.

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