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Lexapro vs valium

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Coordinate what you do with the doctor. you might get off the valium, but not likely and you would want to experiment with a lower dose first if you ... Read More
Dr. Eric Chevlen
Internal Medicine - Oncology 48 years experience
Not abruptly.: Abruptly stopping Valium is unwise. That can worsen anxiety, or even cause withdrawal syndrome, even seizures. If your doctor recommends that you disc... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
PROBABLY LEXAPRO (escitalopram): I believe that I answered this question in another form for you already. The main culprit is most likely the Lexapro (escitalopram) so speak with your... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hitendra Patel
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Monitor carefully.: Monitor your symptoms carefully. You may be having some symptoms of hypomania, especially taking 2 antidepressant. Talk to you prescriber and go throu... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Anxiety: I strongly recommend you have your primary doctor refer you to a Psychologist. She/he will take your history and decide what would be best for you. It... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Psychiatry 23 years experience
Depends: I am not sure for what condition you are prescribed these medications. It might be better to take them at different times. I suggest you discuss thi... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 27 years experience
See discussion: There’s no reason that paxil (paroxetine) wouldn’t manage your panic disorder even if you’ve been off of it. Much of it depends upon how well you resp... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects: You may be having side effects to lexapro (escitalopram). You should discuss this with your prescribing doctor before making any change and do not su... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Probiotics: Are generally fine and act locally, I am rather concerned with the other drugs you are on: the combination of zyrtec (cetirizine) and Valium isn't adv... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Husanswered
General Surgery 17 years experience
Snores : snoring is not a cause for headache but possibly one of the symptoms for sleep apnea which is made worse by obesity and possibly your medications. The... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Medication effects: Using Lexapro (escitalopram) with Fluconazole can increase risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious. Fluconazole with Valium may increase... Read More
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