A member asked:

I was prescribed z-pak for strep throat as i am allergic to penicillin. i finished my medication today. i also take 40 mg of escitalopram for anxiety. i took escitalopram 4-6 hours after i took my antibiotic. should i be concerned? i ended treatment?

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Dr. Amandeep Kaur answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

These medications can be prescribed to the patient and some of them may need monitoring while being on the treatment. But generally they are tolerated well. I hope you are feeling better.

Answered Jun 19, 2021



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