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Drug Interactions With Nortriptyline - Effexor Overdose

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  • Drug Interactions With Nortriptyline
    Nortriptyline drug interactions may occur if the medicine is taken with alcohol, MAOIs, or barbiturates. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may lead to drug interactions with barbiturates and describes how the interactions can cause problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Olanzapine and Fluoxetine
    This eMedTV segment explains that alcohol and aspirin are among the drugs that can cause drug interactions with olanzapine and fluoxetine. This page lists other drugs that may cause interactions and describes the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Paroxetine
    Some of the drugs that can interact with paroxetine include ibuprofen, lithium, and aspirin. This eMedTV article discusses drug interactions with paroxetine, including information on how these interactions can lead to problems.
  • Drug Interactions With Protriptyline
    Medications that may cause drug interactions with protriptyline include cisapride, pressors, and alcohol. This eMedTV page lists other drugs that may cause negative interactions and explains the risks involved with combining these drugs.
  • Drug Interactions With Trazodone
    Many medicines can cause drug interactions with trazodone, including phenytoin, digoxin, and imatinib. This eMedTV article explains the possible consequences that may occur as a result and lists other drugs that may lead to negative interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Trimipramine
    MAOIs and pressors are among the drugs that can potentially cause drug interactions with trimipramine. This eMedTV article discusses the problems that trimipramine interactions can lead to (such as an increased risk of side effects).
  • Drug Interactions With Venlafaxine
    A few of the drugs that can potentially interact with venlafaxine include alcohol, lithium, and indinavir. This eMedTV article describes how drug interactions with venlafaxine can change the levels of some drugs in the blood or cause side effects.
  • Drug Interactions With Venlafaxine XR
    Drug interactions with venlafaxine XR may occur when it is taken with linezolid, indinavir, or tramadol. This eMedTV Web page lists some of the drugs that may interact with venlafaxine XR, such as ketoconazole, haloperidol, and lithium.
  • Efexer
    This eMedTV page discusses Effexor, a drug licensed to treat depression in adults. This page covers how Effexor works, how and when to take it, and conditions to let your doctor know about before taking it. Efexer is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Efexor
    Effexor is a prescription drug that is used to treat depression. This section of the eMedTV library further discusses Effexor and its effects, possible side effects, and dosing information. Efexor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Efexor Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page lists some tips for dealing with weight gain (an infrequent side effect of Effexor), such as limiting your alcohol intake and getting regular exercise. Efexor weight gain is a common misspelling of effexor and weight gain.
  • Efexxor
    Effexor is a medication that can be prescribed to treat depression. This article on the eMedTV site describes Effexor in more detail and covers its effects, dosing information, and possible side effects. Efexxor is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effects of Amitriptyline
    Amitriptyline is a prescription drug used for treating depression. This page from the eMedTV Web archives further describes the effects of amitriptyline, explains how this particular antidepressant works, and links to more detailed information.
  • Effects of Celexa
    Celexa is a prescription drug used for treating depression and preventing relapses. This page from the eMedTV archives further describes the effects of Celexa, explains how this particular antidepressant works, and links to more information.
  • Effects of Nortriptyline
    Nortriptyline is a prescription drug used for treating depression. This page from the eMedTV Web archives further describes the effects of nortriptyline, explains how this particular antidepressant works, and links to more detailed information.
  • Effects of Pristiq
    As explained in this part of the eMedTV site, Pristiq has an effect on serotonin and norepinephrine, two important chemicals in the brain. This article explains how the antidepressant works and provides a link to more detailed information.
  • Effects of Prozac
    As this eMedTV page discusses, Prozac is a prescription medication used to treat several conditions, such as depression and OCD. This page takes a closer look at the effects of Prozac, including detail on how it treats various conditions of the brain.
  • Effects of Teen Depression
    This part of the eMedTV archives gives an overview of teen depression effects -- which can include changes in behavior, physical health, or social activity. This page also covers how often depressed teens experience a recurrence of their depression.
  • Effects of Trazodone
    Trazodone is thought to work by affecting the levels of a certain chemical (serotonin) in the brain. This eMedTV article briefly describes the effects of trazodone, with information on potential problems, safety issues to be aware of, and more.
  • Effexer
    Effexor is a drug used to treat depression. This eMedTV page lists side effects of the prescription medicine and things to tell your doctor before taking it, as well as some possible alternatives to Effexor. Effexer is a common misspelling of Effexor.
  • Effexor
    Effexor is an antidepressant that is commonly used to treat depression in adults. This eMedTV Web page offers an in-depth look at how this prescription drug works and how and when to take it -- and also lists some potential Effexor side effects.
  • Effexor 100 mg Tablets
    Out of the five different strengths available for Effexor, 100 mg tablets are the highest strength. This eMedTV resource lists other available Effexor strengths and explains what the recommended starting dosage is for the treatment of depression.
  • Effexor 25 mg Tablets
    Effexor comes in five different strengths, ranging from Effexor 25 mg tablets to 100 mg tablets. This eMedTV segment lists all the other strengths available for this medication and offers Effexor dosing guidelines for the treatment of depression.
  • Effexor 37.5 mg Tablets
    The recommended starting Effexor dosage is 75 mg total per day. As this page from the eMedTV archives explains, this should be divided up into two or three smaller doses and can taken as two Effexor 37.5 mg tablets or three 25 mg tablets.
  • Effexor 50 mg Tablets
    The usual starting Effexor dosage is 75 mg total per day, divided into two or three smaller doses. As this eMedTV article explains, people with liver or kidney disease may need to start with a lower dose (such as Effexor 50 mg tablets).
  • Effexor 75 mg Tablets
    The usual starting Effexor dosage is 75 mg total per day, divided into two or three smaller doses. As this eMedTV Web page explains, the highest recommended dose is 225 mg total per day, which can be taken as three Effexor 75 mg tablets.
  • Effexor Alternatives
    This page on the eMedTV site describes some Effexor alternatives (including therapy, other antidepressants, and alternative therapies) and explains when some of these alternatives to Effexor may be appropriate.
  • Effexor and Breastfeeding
    Most doctors tell their patients that it is okay to breastfeed while taking Effexor. As this eMedTV page explains, any decision you make about Effexor and breastfeeding should be a shared decision between you and your doctor.
  • Effexor and Dry Mouth
    Side effects may develop with Effexor, and dry mouth is reported in up to 22 percent of patients. This eMedTV Web page offers tips for helping with a dry mouth, such as avoiding drinks with caffeine and sipping water or sugarless drinks often.
  • Effexor and Fibromyalgia
    Effexor can be used "off-label" to treat fibromyalgia. This eMedTV Web page discusses previous studies on Effexor and fibromyalgia, and explains that more research is needed on whether Effexor is a safe and effective fibromyalgia treatment.
  • Effexor and Hair Loss
    This page on the eMedTV site explains that if you're experiencing hair loss with Effexor, you should let your healthcare provider know so that other options can be considered. As this article explains, hair loss is a rare side effect of this medication.
  • Effexor and Impotence
    Sexual side effects may occur with Effexor, and impotence is one affecting up to 6 percent of male patients. This eMedTV Web page defines impotence and discusses possible treatment options that your healthcare provider may recommend.
  • Effexor and Insomnia
    Certain side effects may occur with the use of Effexor, and insomnia occurs in about 22 percent of people. This eMedTV page contains a list of insomnia symptoms and describes how improving sleep habits can help cure insomnia.
  • Effexor and Migraine Headaches
    In some cases, a healthcare provider may prescribe Effexor to help prevent migraines. This eMedTV resource offers a discussion on Effexor and migraine headaches, including information on when a doctor may prescribe Lexapro for this use.
  • Effexor and Pregnancy
    If you're on Effexor and pregnancy occurs, tell your doctor. This eMedTV page explains that while Effexor could possibly harm an unborn child, a doctor may prescribe the drug to a pregnant woman if its benefits outweigh the possible risk to her fetus.
  • Effexor and Seizures
    Side effects can occur with the use of Effexor, and seizures are among the drug's rare side effects. This eMedTV resource explains that seizures are also a possible complication that may occur with newborns if Effexor is taken during pregnancy.
  • Effexor and Sex Drive
    Effexor is a prescription antidepressant that can cause a number of sexual side effects. This eMedTV Web page offers more information about Effexor and sex drive problems, and explains how common these sexual symptoms appear to be.
  • Effexor and Suicide
    Is there a link between Effexor and suicide? This eMedTV article looks at the FDA's warning on antidepressants and suicidal behavior, and explains how your healthcare provider should monitor you carefully when you first start taking Effexor.
  • Effexor and Weight Gain
    Of the known side effects seen with Effexor, weight gain occurs in at least 1 percent of people. This eMedTV page lists tips for dealing with weight gain, such as getting regular exercise, limiting alcohol intake, and eating a heart-healthy diet.
  • Effexor and Weight Loss
    Side effects may occur with Effexor, and weight loss is one of the most commonly reported problems. This eMedTV article explains that people lose an average of one to two pounds when they first begin treatment with this medication.
  • Effexor Antidepressant
    Effexor, an antidepressant, is approved for the treatment of depression in adults. This article from the eMedTV library explains how Effexor works, describes its effects, and provides a list of side effects that may occur with this antidepressant.
  • Effexor Dangers
    As with any antidepressant, Effexor may increase the risk of suicidal thinking or behavior. This eMedTV resource discusses other potential Effexor dangers and provides a list of possible side effects that may occur with this medication.
  • Effexor Dosage
    For people with depression, the starting dosage of Effexor is 75 mg daily. This eMedTV page also lists the highest recommended dose for most people (225 mg daily) and some factors that can affect your dosage (such as other drugs you're taking).
  • Effexor Drug Information
    Effexor belongs to a class of antidepressants known as serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors. This eMedTV article provides more Effexor drug information, including important warnings and potential side effects of the medication.
  • Effexor Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV page offers a list of medicines that may cause Effexor drug interactions (such as linezolid, haloperidol, and triptans) and explains how drug interactions with Effexor can alter the levels of some drugs in the blood or cause side effects.
  • Effexor Drug Side Effects
    Nausea, constipation, and body weakness are side effects that may occur with Effexor. This eMedTV article lists other possible Effexor drug side effects, including rare but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Effexor for Depression
    Doctors often recommend the prescription medication Effexor for depression. This segment from the eMedTV Web site explains how Effexor works, describes the effects of the medicine, and explores potential side effects of this antidepressant.
  • Effexor Indications
    Effexor is a prescription antidepressant approved for the treatment of depression in adults. This page from the eMedTV library explains how the medication works for depression and also explores possible off-label Effexor indications.
  • Effexor Medication
    Effexor is a prescription drug commonly used for treating depression. This portion of the eMedTV library explains how Effexor medication works, describes the effects of this antidepressant, and lists some of its potential side effects.
  • Effexor Medicine
    As this part of the eMedTV site explains, Effexor is a medicine used to treat depression. This article provides a brief overview of this antidepressant, with information on side effects, how to take it, and more.
  • Effexor Oral
    Effexor is a prescription drug licensed to treat depression in adults. As this eMedTV page explains, it is a type of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that works by balancing certain chemicals in the brain. Effexor comes in oral tablet form.
  • Effexor Overdose
    This eMedTV article offers a list of Effexor overdose symptoms that may occur if you take too much of the drug, including increased heart rate or reduced blood pressure. This page also lists various treatment options for an Effexor overdose.
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