Kansas City, MO
A 39-year-old female asked:

Ct scan normal. doc. diagnose tension/migraine headache. these headaches are in the evening. still right eye pain. lexapro (escitalopram) prescribe. thoughts?

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry 53 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram): In view of headaches,either migraine or tension or both. you might want to consider increasing dose of Lexapro (escitalopram) as it increases serotonin, which is helpful to prevent headaches. Or consider Imitrex to prevent H/A's.
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