A 33-year-old female asked:
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when taking 5mg lexapro, is it ok to take a two day “drug holiday” every week to minimize size effects? thank you

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not advisable: If you're being treated for depression it's not advisable to skip your medication. However, your best advice about this matter would be obtained from your prescribing physician or psychiatrist who knows you best.
Answered on Aug 15, 2018
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