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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Finish your question: Your question cut off. It has been a month and .... What? How long has he been on this medication regimen?
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Geodon (ziprasidone)?: This is a second generation antipsychotic. Lexapro is an ssri antidepressant. I don't know other details but these are medications that not indicate ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hoffman
21 years experience Clinical Psychology
ADHD Meds: Not an MD, but and ADHD specialist. Ask MD, but well known that stimulants such as dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) are safe to discontinue and start a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
No: This part of HealthTap is designed for medical health education. HealthTap Prime and Concierge are for medical consults. Psychiatric medications can ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes, I have a number: Of patients on this combination. I usually prescribe a long acting stimulant such as Adderall xr or vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). Concerta is another op ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
The combination: increases the risk of high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, rapid heart rate & fever. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) increases release of t ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Lexapro (escitalopram) has a 15% rate of insomnia as a side effect. Like other antidepressants, it can affect rem sleep also.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
There is interaction: Taking promethazine with lexapro can increase the risk of irregular heart rhythm that can be serious and life threatening
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Not likely, no.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Endep & Lexapro (escitalopram): Endep is Amitriptyline which is a tricyclic antidepressant. As long as endep dose is low & taken at bedtime, while Lexapro (escitalopram) in morning, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohen
37 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep & Mood: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri that can be a very effective antidepressant. Like other ssris, however, Lexapro (escitalopram) does not aid sleep d ... Read More
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