How does fluoxetine HCL interact with other drugs and foods?

Fluoxetine HCL can have some drug interactions. Fluoxetine HCL should never be taken with MAO inhibitors or thioridazine. You should not use alcohol while taking fluoxetine HCL.

Talk to your doctor before taking fluoxetine HCL if you are taking any of the following: 

• any other antidepressants
• alprazolam
• aspirin
• clozapine
• carbamazepine
• digitoxin
• diazepam
• sedatives or sleeping aids
• narcotic painkillers
• haloperidol
• lithium
• flecainide
• non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
• ketoprofen
• pimozide
• phenytoin
• sumatriptan
• vinblastine
• warfarin or other anticoagulants
• amoxapine
• clomipramine
• desipramine
• doxepin
• imipramine
• nortriptyline
• protriptyline
• trimipramine
• clopidogrel
• diuretics
• almotriptan
• eletriptan
• tramadol
• tranquilizers
• tryptophan
• St. John's Wort

Talk to your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and supplements you are taking before you take fluoxetine HCL.

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