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A 57-year-old male asked:

I am on remeron and lexapro (escitalopram) for g a d.what is the best time to take lexapro (escitalopram) because if i take both at night,i have a nagging headache the next day.

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Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Remeron (mirtazapine) at night : Definitely take the Remeron at night - as it is sedating. You can play with when you take the Lexapro (escitalopram) dose - as it has a fairly long half-life, I usually suggest in the morning with breakfast for most people. Hope that helps!

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A 58-year-old male asked:

I am on 30mg Remeron and 20mg Lexapro (escitalopram).what is the best time to take them as if I take both at night I have a nagging headache next day. Thanks?

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Dr. Raymond Coffin
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
AM/PM: Check with your doctor to see if taking Lexapro (escitalopram) in the morning and Remeron at night would be consistent with your treatment plan. Remeron often is prescribed in low doses to help with sleep, and, of the two, may be the better medication to take at night.
Last updated Jan 30, 2015


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