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My Dr. added Effexor 150mg daily to the Prozac 80 daily I

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Hi, My Dr. added Effexor 150mg daily to the Prozac 80 daily I already take. Is this safe.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. The combination of those two medications puts you at risk for something called serotonin syndrome which can be very dangerous

I personally wouldn't put you on both medications and you should ask your doctor if he feels it's safe for you to take both

Let me know if you need more information please