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A 19-year-old female asked:

is serotonin syndrome rare? my psychiatrist prescribed me 20mg of lexapro once a day and 50mg of trozodone for night time. i'm always currently tapering off klonopin. i get occasional headaches, muscle stiffness, restless legs and muscle twitches.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Serotonin syndrome: I have never seen a case of serotonin syndrome but have been careful not to prescribe the vast array of medications that shouldn't be combined with ssri's like lexapro. I don't believe that trazodone or klonopin raise serotonin levels and therefore can be taken with lexapro. However I would like you to verify this with your pharmacist who has access to more information than most physicians.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2020

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