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A 56-year-old male asked:

I am on 10mg of lexapro (escitalopram).the medicine is causing me headaches.what painkiller would you recommend that i could get over the counter.or should i go off ?

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Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Start with: Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen over the counter, use as directed if no known allergy. However inform your dr what you are feeling as ppossible side effects of medication , do not just stop it. Your dr can then give you a replacement med and not delay treatment . Take care.

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