A 26-year-old male asked:
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can i take advil while taking lexapro (escitalopram)? been taking 5mg generic lexapro (escitalopram) for 2 weeks and now my jaw and neck both hurt causing me to get a pounding head

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Just do not take Advil (ibuprofen) in a daily basis. Just in moderation
Answered on Sep 9, 2018
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