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Myasthenia Gravis

Compatibility of Mestinon with SSRI`s (Citalo

04/08/2008

Question:

Have today been prescribed Citalopram by GP for Stress. But unsure if safe with Mestinon. Citalopram is an SSRI

Answer:

I could find no significant interactions between mestinon (pyridostigmine) and citalopram. I also checked two other SSRIs, Paxil and Zoloft, and could find no interactions.

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Response by:

Robert W Neel, IV, MD Robert W Neel, IV, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati