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Migraine Medications and Antidepressants: a Risky Mix?

What are the health risks associated with taking migraine medications and antidepressants at the same time? Answers from Jerry W. Swanson, M.D. Reports suggest that combining migraine medications called triptans with certain antidepressants—including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)—may increase the risk of a serious condition called serotonin syndrome. […]