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Ian taking 10mg of lexapro,lately i have been experiencing a stiff neck and headaches, i read you cannot take aleve or advil, tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room.
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Dr. Inaam Schneider
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Headaches & stiff neck are not side effects of Lexapro . They could be related to Anxiety & possibly sleep disturbance . Please seek counseling .
May 5, 2015
Last updated Jan 8, 2019

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