Yes, TMS is safely administered to patients who are taking antidepressant medication in conjunction with the treatment.
Stopping or altering prescribed medication is not advised for the duration of treatment.
Some medications such as Clozapine, or consuming large amounts of alcohol lowers an individual’s seizure threshold and so in not advised. During assessment, your treating clinician will inform you about any unsuitable medications and also speak about healthy lifestyle factors to consider during treatment. Adopting these healthy lifestyle factors such as limiting alcohol intake, not only ensure better safety and tolerance of rTMS but also help to derive the greatest benefits of TMS therapy.