Are there any foods, drinks, medicines or activities I should avoid? Who should not take Serzone?
Be sure to tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking.
Serzone should not be taken by those who are taking Seldane� (terfenadine), Hismanal� (astemizole), Propulsid� (cisapride), Tegretol� (carbamazepine), or Orap� (pimozide).
It is not recommended for those taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or Halcion� (triazolam).
A dosage reduction of Xanax� (alprazolam) is recommended when used with Serzone�.
As with all antidepressants, you should avoid alcohol while taking Serzone.
Use caution when operating a car or other machinery until you are certain Serzone does not have an adverse affect on your thinking and motor skills.
Women who are pregnant or nursing should not use any antidepressant without first consulting with their doctor.
Seldane is a registered trademark of Aventis Pharmaceuticals. Hismanal and Propulsid are registered trademarks of Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc. Orap is a registered trademark of Gate Pharmaceuticals. Halcion and Xanax are registered trademarks of Pharmacia & Upjohn.
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