A 42-year-old male asked:
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what is preferred/tolerable for anxiety, ocd, panic disorder - lexapro (escitalopram) or zoloft? i have bradycardia worried about long qt from drugs, raised bp, etc.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Choices: Both are SSRi. As,to which is better,that is hard to say. You could talk to your physician about Pharmacogenomics testing to decide which is best.
Answered on Feb 20, 2020

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