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A 20-year-old female asked:

I just started taking cipralex today & i was feeling very anxious so i also took a apo lorazepam. is this bad to mix them?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Escitalopram: If your doctor has also prescribed Lorazepam for as-needed use, this is a safe combination. The hope would be that eventually you would not need the lorazapam, though.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
They can be used: Together if prescribed in this manner.

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