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Monday, October 19, 2009 Sleepless nights, Community Member, asks

Q: Can you take Melatonin and zoloft

Want to try melatonin for sleep and some one said if zoloft has serontin already I shouldn't mix and they can cause seizures?

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Merely Me, Health Guide
10/21/09 5:38pm

Hmmm....I have never heard of this side effect from taking these two.  Your best bet is to discuss this with your doctor or the pharmacist.  But I can tell you that my son takes both Prozac and melatonin and there are no such side effects for him.  Melatonin does not contain serotonin. 


I strongly recommend getting your doctor's advice for this. 


Thank you for your question.

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By Sleepless nights, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/08/14, First Published: 10/19/09