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A 35-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to take rizatriptan 5mg for a migraine if i take 5mg of lexapro daily? i have also been taking 2 excedrin extra strength every 6 hours.

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
It is NOT a good: idea to mix Rizatriptan and Lexapro together as it increases the risk of developing a serotonin syndrome. Ask your health care provider for alternative therapies for your Migraines or get off of Lexapro for at least 14 days before taking a Rizatriptan.

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Last updated Mar 17, 2017

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