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Can I take dayquil with Lexapro (escitalopram) which I take daily?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can I take dayquil with Lexapro (escitalopram) which I take daily?

Dayquil/Lexapro: Besides some stomach upset/headaches, combination is safe, as long as prescribed & monitore by physician. ...Read more

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I am on 5mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) and have a cold. Is it safe to take Nyquil/Dayquil? I read online that there was a contraindication with dextromethorphan.

I am on 5mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) and have a cold. Is it safe to take Nyquil/Dayquil? I read online that there was a contraindication with dextromethorphan.

Avoid Nyquil/Dayquil: May risk interaction. Choose a cold product containing chlorpheniramine (antihistamine) and phenylephrine (decongestant). Drink fluids, inhale steam, blow nose carefully and frequently, use saline nasal spray, stay warm and rested, gargle with warm salt water, drink hot liquids (tea and honey very good), take steamy shower, prop head with extra pillow for sleep. Brst regards for relief. ...Read more

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Is dayquil addictive?

Is dayquil addictive?

Not physically: Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant in dayquil that can affect seratonin and nmda receptors. According to the world health organization, dextromethorphan can be psychologically addictive, but is not physically addictive. Given the medications you are on, there is likely an interaction that should be discussed with your treating physician. ...Read more

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Can dayquil cause gastritis?

Can dayquil cause gastritis?

Yes: 5% of dayquil users have been found to report gastritis/stomach inflammation as a side effect or adverse reaction ...Read more

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Is it safe to drive on dayquil?

Is it safe to drive on dayquil?

Yes, it is safe: DayQuil does not cause drowsiness so it is okay to drive after taking it. ...Read more

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Can a drug test detect dayquil?

Can a drug test detect dayquil?

No basis for concern: Nothing in dayquil would be part of a standard urine drug screen. There is also nothing in dayquil that is of concern if it were detected. Decongestant phenylephrine has replaced pseudoephedrine, which was sometimes abused or used to make other abusable drugs. Nothing in dayquil to worry about now. ...Read more

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What are sideffect of escitalopram?

What are sideffect of escitalopram?

Variable: Most people tolerate it very well. Most common side effects can be nausea, diarrhea, insomnia, and changes in sexual performance. One more serious side effect is increase in suicidal thoughts especially in young people. Be sure to discuss anything you think might be associatiated with your doctor. ...Read more

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Will Lexapro (escitalopram) help me?

Will Lexapro (escitalopram) help me?

For what condition?: Lexapro (escitalopram) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It can be a very effective antidepressant and anti-anxiety medication. It has a little bit better side effect profile than most other ssri's. ...Read more

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Can I take pamprin and dayquil together?

Can I take pamprin and dayquil together?

Yes: Pamprin is naproxen, an anti-inflammatory med for pain, better to be taken with food. Dayquill is used for decongestant, some have mucolytic or Acetaminophen in it. Pls follow instructions as directed, see your dr if symptoms don't improve in the next couple of days. Decongestants not advised to be used for long periods of time due rebound congestion. ...Read more

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When escitalopram side effects go away?

When escitalopram side effects go away?

May or may not stop: The side effects from Lexapro (escitalopram) may resolve within several weeks or may not dissipate. It is the ssri with the gentlest side effect profile. ...Read more

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What happens if I mix nyquil and dayquil?

What happens if I mix nyquil and dayquil?

Define 'mix': If you're sick, it's ok to take dayquil in the daytime and nyquil at night. Just be sure to look at the directions and take note of how much Acetaminophen you are taking. If you combine cold medicines within too short of a timeframe, you can harm yourself by injuring your liver. ...Read more

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Can you mix wal-phed and dayquil together?

Can you mix wal-phed and dayquil together?

Mixing meds: Probably not a good thing. Both contain stimulant agents that help clear congestion. However, combined it may be too much for your system (possibly causing a rise your blood pressure or irregular heart beats). ...Read more

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Is 30mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) too much?

Is 30mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) too much?

We are all different: Dosages vary by height, weight, and how your body metabolizes the drug, so to answer your question, could be a yes or a no depending. Working with your doctors regarding effectiveness, side-effects, and your goals for treatment may help determine a more optimized dose. ...Read more

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Can I take Lexapro (escitalopram) with ginger?

No reason: There is no documented positive effect in taking the 2 together. The question is what r you being treated for? ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take midol and dayquil?

Is it possible for me to take midol and dayquil?

Not a good idea: Not a good idea
midol contain 500 mgm of Acetaminophen and dayquil contains Acetaminophen 325 mgm in 15 ml
it also depends on how many times a day you take midol/or extended relief midol. If in doubt ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take dayquil and tussionex at the same time?

Can I take dayquil and tussionex at the same time?

No: No, both products have antihistamines and cough suppressants in them, so you would not want to mix them. ...Read more

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Can I take. Dayquil. While im taking lorazepam. 5 mg?

Probably: But, it would be a good idea to be careful about driving, working with dangerous equipment, knives, etc. ...Read more

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Is Lexapro (escitalopram) a safe medication to take?

Is Lexapro (escitalopram) a safe medication to take?

As safe as most: Lexapro, (escitalopram) an antidepressant & anti-anxiety medication, makes more serotonin available in the brain. Side effects (se's) include GI problems, appetite changes, dizziness, headaches, sexual problems & sleep problems. Most se's are short-term & tolerable, esp. If anticipated. More serious se's are allergic reactions, cardiac changes & odd behaviors. Take it long enough to give it a chance to work. ...Read more

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Is 30 mg of Lexapro (escitalopram) a very large dose?

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Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is dosed as 10-20 mg. Daily, and can be lowered to 5mg. In kids or elderly. Few exceptions exist if it is determined by your doctor that response is only partial after sufficient time and no side effects, where higher dose is tried, usually up to 30mg. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about generic lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can you tell me about generic lexapro (escitalopram)?

Escitalopram: According to the fda, generic drugs must have the same active ingredients and perform the same as the brand name drug. Inactive ingredients may be different. ...Read more

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Can you take nyquil during the day and dayquil night?

Can you take nyquil during the day and dayquil night?

Nyquil: If you are not on other medications that cause dizziness and not drinking alcohol, then occasional nyquil is ok. ...Read more

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Are there other option for escitalopram than Lexapro?

Are there other option for escitalopram than Lexapro?

No generic: There is no generic form of lexapro (escitalopram). People think at times that Celexa (citalopram) is a genetic for but is not. ...Read more

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Lexapro (escitalopram) versus l-theanin, which works?

For what purpose?: Each is a chemical substance and can help different individuals, some the same individual. Discuss this with your doctor to assess the best treatment trial for you! ...Read more

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How long before Lexapro (escitalopram) starts working?

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Lexapro (escitalopram): For full effect, 4-6 weeks at optimized dose. ...Read more