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Can you take robitussin with Prozac?

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May 19, 2009 5:28PM

I took the two together not realizing they interacted. When I did the research, I found that it is NOT good idea, if so, use with caution ( if the benefit out weigh the risk). It can cause Serotonin syndrome ( some refer to it as a form of poisoning) which is potentially life-threatening. According to research, normally this symptoms occur within minutes. Severe symptoms include severe increases in heart rate and blood pressure that may lead to shock. Although, I do not have the signs of serotonin syndrome, I certainly wish I would have done the research before taking them together. I got lucky and didn't have that reaction...maybe someone else may not be so lucky!