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Re: Question- Luvox and Trazodone combo SE cpallen79

Posted by Sad Panda on July 22, 2004, at 7:49:23

In reply to Question- Luvox and Trazodone combo SE, posted by cpallen79 on July 21, 2004, at 13:47:24

> Hi all, I recently starterd to take Luvox (was on Lexapro prior- yesterday was my first day on the Luvox). I have also recently started taking Trazodone about a week or so ago as well for sleep. So far, I really like the trazodone... except for one thing. Combined with Luvox, it's a heck of alot stronger acting!!!! For example, I took my one pill of Trazodone yesterday and within 30 minutes, I felt intoxicated! I had an elevated heart rate, and was dizzy, yet at the same VERY VERY tired (if that makes sense!)... Slept soundly (despite the overwhelming heat here in MN). What the heck?? At any rate, I can take a 1/2 tab or full tablet of Trazodone according to my PDOC... should I jsut go down to a small dose (half a tab)... i mean, I guess the feeling massively drunk was a little disconcerting AND I'm suppsoed to increase my Luvox dose over the next couple of weeks. Wno knows, maybe i won't need the Trazodone afterall... any insight as to why the trazodone would feel so much stronger... maybe it's just my imagination.
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Luvox inhibits a lot of different enzymes, this is the reason I put it to the back of the list. Trazodone is kind of wacky like that too, I think it might raise Luvox levels. You will probably need a lower doseage of both drugs.

Cheers,
Panda.



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