Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry AnswersBack to Psychiatry Answers List
If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. Doctors Lounge (www.doctorslounge.com) does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site.
DISCLAIMER: The information provided on www.doctorslounge.com is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her physician. Please read our 'Terms and Conditions of Use' carefully before using this site.
Date of last update: 8/24/2017.
Forum Name: Psychiatric Topics
Question: Drug Interactions
|Swinger - Thu Aug 11, 2005 2:28 pm||
I am a bipolar patient who has just had all of my medications switched. I am now prescribed:
Ritalin SR 20mg
Are there any bad interactions between these drugs I should be concerned about?
|Dr. R. Perala - Thu Aug 11, 2005 4:30 pm||
Wellbutrin SR is an antidepressant. Ritalin SR is a medication that may be used to augment the action of antidepressants and/or to counteract fatigue. Lamictal is a mood stabilizer. There are no specific interactions between these medications. The most common interactions that I have seen involving these medications are with alcohol. You should avoid drinking alcohol while taking these medications. Thanks for your question!
Reid Perala MD
|| Check a doctor's response to similar questions|
Are you a Doctor, Pharmacist, PA or a Nurse?
Join the Doctors Lounge online medical community
Editorial activities: Publish, peer review, edit online articles.
Ask a Doctor Teams: Respond to patient questions and discuss challenging presentations with other members.