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Can you take lexapro and wellbutrin together

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Combo: U are on 3 antidepressants and 2 anxiety meds. Best to review with your prescribing doctor.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
YesThereIsInteractio: Yes taking Tramadol with these two increases the risk of seizures which may occur with either of them
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Requires Tact: Combination of SSRI such as Lexapro can apparently cause serotonin syndrome. In addition, the manufacturer of tramadol notes concomitant therapy with ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Antidepressants: It is dangerous to abruptly stop medications. You need to speak to your physician as you can significant side effects.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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I would not prescrib: I would not prescribe the combo, since I am straining trying to think why three antidepressants would be necessary. Risks are serotonin syndrome from... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
Psychiatry 13 years experience
Low probability: There are the possibility of low probability side effects. With respect to specific interactions, the most prominent thing to remember is that if you... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry 44 years experience
Caution: You already have significant drug interactions with the 3 meds listed. Adding Vyvanse plus Wellbutrin (bupropion) increases risk for seizures. Vyvanse... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See your MD ASAP: 30 year old lady concerned about recent weight gain of 17 lbs over 7 months. You are currently taking three antidepressants: Escitalopram, Nortriptyli... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
MEDICATION: Best to discuss medication with your Psychiatrist. If uncomfortable with your Dr. consult another for a second opinion. Have a physical exam by a Dr. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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It may not be: Wellbutrin (bupropion) has a well-known potential side effect of producing seizures (usually in higher doses like 450mg/day and in seizure-prone indiv... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Common combination: All three drugs are antidepressants that are from different classes of antidepressants. They each have a different roll in treating depression.

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