More Products That Interfere With Paxil

Lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid)
Taking Paxil with lithium can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see "Linezolid"), as it can be very dangerous.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
Combining Paxil with other antidepressants may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome, as it can be very dangerous.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Paxil and an MAOI together can cause life-threatening side effects. Never take an MAOI and Paxil at the same time, and do not take them within two weeks of each other (for most MAOIs).
 
If a person taking Paxil needs to be on linezolid or methylene blue and there are no acceptable alternatives, then Paxil should be stopped right away. The individual should be very closely monitored. Paxil may be resumed 24 hours after the last dose of linezolid or methylene blue.
 
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Taking Paxil and NSAIDs together can increase your risk of stomach bleeding. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking NSAIDs and Paxil together.
 
Phenothiazines
Paxil can increase the level of phenothiazine medications in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Also, taking these medications with Paxil can increase your chance of drowsiness. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
One particular phenothiazine, thioridazine (Mellaril) should generally not be taken in combination with Paxil, due to the risk of a dangerous irregular heart rhythm called QT prolongation.
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