Other SSRI Interactions

The list of drugs, supplements and other substances that can interact poorly with SSRIs is a long one. Here’s a look at the most common. For more information, talk with your doctor.

• Antiarrhythmics like propafenone, or Rythmol; and flecainide, or Tambocor

• Beta-blockers including propranolol, or Inderal; and metoprolol, or Lopressor, Toprol XL

• Benzodiazepines such as alprazolam, or Xanax; and diazepam, or Valium

• Other types of antidepressants such as amitriptyline, or Elavil; and MAOIs

• Warfarin, or Coumadin; and digoxin, Lanoxin

• Cisapride, or Propulsid

• Sumatriptan, or Imitrex ; and zolmitriptan, or Zomig

• Alcohol

• Diuretics

• St. John’s wort

•Decongestants containing psuedoephedrine