A 27-year-old female asked:
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Been on Lexapro 20 mg for few months for anxiety. I have upcoming surgery on my foot w/general anesthesia. Is it safe to be on lexapro w/anesthesia?

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Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: missing the morning dose day of surgery since you shouldn't eat anything is standard.
Answered on Feb 13, 2017
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