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A 41-year-old female asked:
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Not the best idea: The 2 can potentiate each other and there is a possibility of serotonin syndrome.
Dr. Al Hegab
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40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better not: Combination has its own hazards, may increase side effects of both, some are serious. Ask your prescriber for an alternative if you need the second dr ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: You can stop it immediately if you have only been taking it for 13 days.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
About 160 hours : A rough estimate is 5 half lives The 1/2 life is about 32 hours x5 = 160 hours. This is just Guide. You can discuss it with your physician
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Lexapro: The half life of lexapro is approximately 30 hours so that 2.6 mgs are in your system then, and 1.3 mgs in your system after another 30 hours,etc. Tra ... Read More
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Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Lexapro: This can be taken in the morning or the night. If it makes you sleepy, take it in the evening, if it tends to keep you up, then take it in the morning ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
16 years experience Neurology
All drugs have side: effects and nothing is "safe" not even herbals. If I told you that there is a drug out there that can cause you to go into cardiac arrthymias and giv ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Lexapro: It will be completely clear after one week
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Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
I would recommend-: Going every other day for two weeks before stopping cold!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Taking this or any: SSRI or SSNRI for only one day won't set you up to have withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your prescribing MD if you have any further questions.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Consult with PCP: I am not certain as to why you are stopping and your physician should be notified: I suggest 10mg day 1, 5mg day 2-3, and 5 mg every other day for 2 d ... Read More

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