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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Increased sedation: Increased sedation
Dr. Marek Walczyk
40 years experience Psychiatry
Drowsiness: Combining Lexapro (escitalopram) 20 mg and Valium5 mg causes no interaction, Lexapro (escitalopram) in some patients may increases effect of valium, ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Gilbert
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Test them: Different drugs work better for different people. Some people do not like the way they feel on certain drugs compared to others. Try them both and s ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to doctor: It might be tolerance to the Valium if taken for long time may give withdrawal like symptoms which may be jitter ring, anxiety , shakiness. Go to your ... Read More
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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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
35 years experience Psychiatry
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
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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A female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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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 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram): Sure, but first consult your prescribing doctor.
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
45 years experience Child Psychiatry
Headaches frequently: accompany GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder), excessive worry about a number of things. Lexapro and valium may cause headache. These medications toget ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
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
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