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Menifee, CA
A 34-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to have an occasional 1-2 glasses of red wine while taking lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg for ocd? my doc says yes, others say no... no other meds.

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Dr. Matthew Smith
Psychiatry 40 years experience
It is safe.: it is safe. The question is whether your dose is Lexapro (escitalopram) is doing anything useful for you, since, for OCD, most people will require over 40 mg.

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Last updated Jul 10, 2015

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