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Nefazodone, Serzone

Description

Nefazodone is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).

Action

antidepressant, SSRI

Indications

alcoholism, anorexia nervosa, autism, borderline personality disorder, bulimia nervosa, major depression, obesity, obsessive-compulsive disorder, orthostatic hypotension, panic disorder,

Side Effects

acneiform rash, agitation, akathisia, alopecia, anemia, angina, anorexia, anxiety, back pain, blurred vision, contact dermatitis, cough, diaphoresis, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dyspepsia, dyspnea, dystonia, ejaculation dysfunction, fatigue, headache, hot flashes, hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia, hyponatremia, hypoosmolarity, hypothyroidism, impotence, increased urinary frequency, infection, insomnia, libido decrease, maculopapular rash, mania, myalgia, nasal congestion, nausea/vomiting, orgasm dysfunction, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, pharyngitis, pruritus, seizures, SIADH, sinus bradycardia, sinusitis, suicidal ideation, tremor, urticaria, visual impairment, weight loss, xerosis, xerostomia,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions


Negative interactions:

5-HTP and SAMe
5-HTP and SAMe increase levels of serotonin, which may cause serotonin syndrome.

St JohnÕs Wort
St JohnÕs Wort may increase levels of serotonin, which can cause serotonin syndrome.


Positive interactions:

Ginkgo
Ginkgo may help reverse sexual side effects, including inability to orgasm in women and impotence in men.

 

 

 

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