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Can i take maca when taking fluoxetine

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can i take maca when taking fluoxetine
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Doctor G. replied 8 years ago.
Thank you. Although there are no studies to document any drug interaction.
The ingredients of Maca are:
Amino acids - aspartic acid, glutamic acid, serine, glycine, arginine, valine, phenylalanine, tyrosine, threonine.
Lipids - Fatty Acids, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid and sterols"

These are things found in many foods you eat, so I don't see the that fluoxetine would interact with this.

If you have further questions, please feel free to ask.

You should always consult with your physician for the proper diagnosis and treatment.
The above was for educational purposes only and does not confer a doctor-patient privilege or relationship.
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