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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