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    I'm considering taking pro plus to aid revision when i get tired but I'm also on sertraline for depression; will it be safe? Has anyone else tried it?

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    Pro Plus is just caffeine, right?

    I haven't ever taken sertraline, but I didn't have any adverse effects from drinking things with caffeine in them while taking a different SSRI, citalopram; they're not supposed to react. Having said that, I just looked up sertraline and caffeine and it looks like they're more likely to interact. Supposedly sertraline can raise levels of caffeine in the blood and make it easier to overdose. So I'd be really careful if you try it -- make sure only to take a small dose. Caffeine tablets can be really easy to overdose on even without taking any other medications and it sounds far from pleasant.

    So maybe try out the very smallest available dose of Pro Plus if you really need help staying awake, while watching out for any adverse effects? As with so many things it seems like it has different effects on different people, so you might be ok so long as you limit how much you take and stay aware.
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