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what dose drug interactions mean

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what dose drug interactions mean
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

This is when two drugs interact with each other

So one medicine can affect the metabolism of another drug

Or they can affect your body in negative ways when combined

Let me give an example

1)SSRIs like zoloft can raise serotonin levels

Other drugs like tramadol (a pain killer) can also raise levels

Together, these can cause toxic high serotonin levels

This is a drug interaction

I hope this helps.

If you have more questions, just reply. :)
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

what can it cause with topermate

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Which drug interacting with topiramate?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
please rate positive if satisfied. Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
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