Hyperserotonemia; Serotonergic syndrome
Always tell all of your healthcare providers what medicines you take. Patients who take triptans with SSRIs or SNRIs should be closely followed, especially right after starting a medicine or increasing its dosage.
US Food and Drug Administration. FDA Public Health Advisory: Combined Use of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptor Agonists (Triptans), Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) or Selective...Read more
A Migraine and medication question just came in for our Ask the Clinician column. There is so much confusion about this that it's become... Read more »
Full Question: Hi, I have cluster headaches, when I am in a cluster Topamax is what saves me, along with Imitrex StatDose. I read anything... Read more »
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