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Is it safe for me to take melatonin if i take Lexapro (escitalopram) to fall asleep?

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Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: It is safe to take melatonin if you are also taking lexapro (escitalopram). If you take melatonin however take the dose about two hours before the desired sleep time. Best wishes.
Answered on Dec 4, 2013
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