How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, cimetidine may prevent your body from processing your antidepressant medicine properly.
What might happen:
Your blood levels of antidepressant may rise and cause an increase in the beneficial and toxic effects of the medicine.
What you should do about this interaction:
If you experience weakness, tiredness, dizziness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, anxiety, nervousness, difficulty sleeping, or problems urinating, contact your doctor. It may be necessary to adjust the dose of your antidepressant or change your cimetidine to a different medicine.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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