Drug Interactions With Venlafaxine XR

Lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid)
Taking venlafaxine XR with lithium can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see Linezolid), as it can be very dangerous.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
Combining venlafaxine XR with other antidepressants may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome, as it can be very dangerous.
  
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking venlafaxine XR and an MAOI together can cause life-threatening side effects. Do not take venlafaxine XR if you have taken an MAOI within the past two weeks. Also, do not take an MAOI if you have taken venlafaxine XR within the past seven days.
 
SSRI or SNRI Antidepressants
Taking venlafaxine XR with other SSRI or SNRI antidepressants can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these depression medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see Linezolid), as it can be very dangerous.
 
St. John's Wort
Taking venlafaxine XR with St. John's wort can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see Linezolid), as it can be very dangerous.
 
Tramadol (Rybix ODT, Ryzolt, Ultram, Ultram ER) or Tramadol and Acetaminophen (Ultracet)
Taking venlafaxine XR with tramadol can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see Linezolid), as it can be very dangerous.
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