Interactions Between Nonprescription Products and Psychotropic Medications

W. Steven Pray, PhD, DPh


US Pharmacist. 2007;32(11):12-15. 

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The potential number of interactions between nonprescription products and psychotropic medications is difficult to estimate due to the number of OTC products and the immense probability that many will interact with psychotropics. Known or suspected interactions fall into two categories. One is the group of OTC/psychotropic interactions that were considered to be of such gravity that the FDA required a warning label on the products. However, there is a second group composed of interactions that are not found on the labeling of any nonprescription product.


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