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Plaquenil And Antidepressants

Plaquenil And Antidepressants

My rheumatologist doesn’t want me to take my plaquenil with my citalopram that I take for depression or trazodone for depression and sleep - I’m currently on both. The other drug close to citalopram is lexapro- but it also Is showing interactions. I’m not sure what else is out there like trazodone.

Does anyone know of a good antidepressant to take with plaquenil? And a good antidepressant/sleep aid as well that won’t have major interactions?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Can you ask your doc about bupropion and Seroquel? Don't panic when you research seroquel because it's also is used just like ambien as a sleep aide. And I guarantee that after you take seroquel you will be sleep in 8/10 mins😃. I hope this is helpful.

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Ask your doctor about Mirtazapine at 15 mg dose. It was originally used as an anti-depressant at a higher dose but was later found that half dose of 15mg will induce sleep. I take it right before bed. I get sleepy while reading and when I wake up there is no after effect. There are no problems like with Ambien.

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

CBD helps me control my depression and also helps me with my sleep trouble

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I’m on lexapro with it and I’m fine. My Dr said it’s ok

posted 4 months ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

XR

posted 4 months ago
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