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can lexapro cause high readings in blood test

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Hormonal imbalance: Menstrual irregularities are not uncommon and anovulatory cycle is a common cause. If you miss more than two periods it would be time to see your doct ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: High reading of what? What are "symptoms of lactic acidosis"? What did you have the test for?
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
How high?: Percentages mean nothing. If your absolute granulocyte count was slightly above the reference range without abnormal forms and you feel well, it means ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Many causes: The ca-125 blood test is very sensitive-- in many cases it is too sensitive. In certain cases, it can be a marker of certain types of cancer. But in ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Low bp: If the BP recording is done wrong the result could be inaccurate.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Potassium levels are tightly regulated in the body. Fasting should not cause significant change in levels.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
No: No.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
The pressure returns: An otherwise healthy person with mild high blood pressure, or with moderate high blood pressure under control, should be able to donate blood as long ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Serotonin syndrome results when very high levels of serotonin build up in your body. Initial symptoms include shivering, diarrhea, headache, agitation ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Rego
Dr. Mark Rego answered
35 years experience Psychiatry
No: These drugs generally have no affect on inflammatory indicators but in theory treating depression may lessen inflammation (in theory only).
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Unlikely: I would look for another cause. Your physician may elect to repeat the labs off alcohol and all medications, as the beginning of the workup.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mj: You need cannabis specific blood tests which aren't. BP tests.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Low BP: 25 F from CA. asks:What meds can cause low blood pressure?Can pinesol and Ajax and window cleaner cause low blood pressure? What can I do for low bloo ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Unless its an interaction with other medication.
A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It should not.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tests: Lab tests are agent specific. If you test for specific drugs and they are present they will usually show up.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
17 years experience Pharmacology
Absolutely: Absolutely it can, along with rapid heart rate, increased breathing, etc.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes it can: Common side effects are: dizziness, constipation, or dry mouth. However, it is a possibility that Phenergan (promethazine) can cause a of blood pressu ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Generally no: Certainly no, if your dose is correct.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Blood glucose: The a1c is an average of all your blood sugars over about 2 months. How often do you test your glu? You can't measure your glu 24/7. An a1c of 7.0 i ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: antidepressants do not cause high blood pressure.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Yes.: Yes they can and it can be dangerous.
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Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Provigil levels: Provigil comes in 100 and 200 mg strengths. Most drug levels can be measured in the blood, but not everyone does esoteric testing and you will need to ... Read More
A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Penicillin drugs rarely cause low platelet counts.
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