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Drug Interactions With Vilazodone

Linezolid
Taking vilazodone with linezolid may increase your risk for a serious and potentially dangerous reaction called serotonin syndrome. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Seek immediate medical care if you develop any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see Precautions and Warnings With Vilazodone).
 
Medications That Increase Bleeding Risk
Taking vilazodone with medications that affect bleeding can increase your risk of serious bleeding events. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Contact your healthcare provider if you develop any signs of bleeding while taking vilazodone, including:
 
  • Weakness
  • Stomach pains
  • Black, tarry stools
  • Vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
 
Also, you may need additional monitoring when you first start taking vilazodone or when you stop.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
You should not take vilazodone and an MAOI within 14 days of each other. Taking these medications together can cause life-threatening side effects.
 
Paclitaxel
Combining vilazodone with paclitaxel may increase the level of paclitaxel in your body, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Repaglinide
Combining vilazodone with repaglinide may increase the level of repaglinide in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
SSRI or SNRI Antidepressants
Taking vilazodone with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) antidepressants can increase your risk for a rare but potentially dangerous reaction called serotonin syndrome. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these depression medications together. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome, including:
 
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • A rapid heartbeat
  • Feeling faint
  • Sweating
  • Muscle spasm or rigidity
  • Difficulty walking
  • Diarrhea
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