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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: Butrin and phentrime

 shemcd - Fri Dec 03, 2004 8:55 am

I am taking well butrin and I was wondering if you can take phentrime diet pills.
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Fri Dec 03, 2004 11:26 am

User avatar Hi shemcd,
I looked it up and there is nothing that says that there is a drug interaction between both these drugs. Concurrent use of SSRI and phentermine can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. However, the antidepressant effects of bupropion are not serotonergically mediated.

Best regards,

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