Atomoxetine; Reboxetine/Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Both medicines effect chemical levels in the brain.
What might happen:
Taking these medicines together can result in serious side effects, including high fever, muscle stiffness, muscle spasms, agitation, confusion, coma, and death.
What you should do about this interaction:
Contact your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) right away about taking these medicines together.Your healthcare professionals 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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