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Adhd And Lexapro
Having surgery Wednesday&was told I cannot take my dexedrine (for adhd)& that taking lexapro (escitalopram) was ok. What will happen if I don't take it until wednesday?
ADHD Meds: Not an MD, but and ADHD specialist. Ask MD, but well known that stimulants such as dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) are safe to discontinue and start again. They work immediately and get out of the system quickly. Don't need to build up in body over time. You should have a stable therapeutic effect on Wed. Sometimes the body gets use to meds, so such a drug holiday may mean you will feel the meds more afterward ...Read more
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)
A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my child is 15 has ADHD and is taking lexapro, (escitalopram)vyvance, geodom has been a month and?
Finish your question: Your question cut off. It has been a month and. ... What? How long has he been on this medication regimen? ...Read more
Can tests/meds be done over app? Was taken off lexapro, too much mania. Pretty sure I have bipolar 2 and ADHD. Psych appts are weeks out : (
No: This part of HealthTap is designed for medical health education. HealthTap Prime and Concierge are for medical consults. Psychiatric medications cannot be prescribed on HealthTap Prime or Concierge. Keep your appointment with your psychiatrist. ...Read more
Is it safe to mix lexapro, (escitalopram) atarax, and an ADHD medication? If so, which focus medication should I take to maximize my results?
I checked the Interaction checker for Imiprimine, Lexapro (escitalopram) and Dexedrine. Imprimine + Dexedrine were Severe how so? The same MD Rxed them both for ADHD
The combination: Increases the risk of high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, rapid heart rate & fever. Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) increases release of the neuro-chemical Norepinephrine; Imipramine inhibits its reuptake. Amphetamines & Tri-cyclic Anti-depressants are metabolized by the same liver enzyme system, which may increase plasma levels of either. A baseline cardiac evaluation & careful monitoring is recommended. ...Read more
Sleep & Mood: Lexapro (escitalopram) is an ssri that can be a very effective antidepressant. Like other ssris, however, Lexapro (escitalopram) does not aid sleep directly. In fact, its direct effects on sleep may make sleep less restful. This could leave you tired by day. Sleep, however, is also related to mood and depression, so Lexapro (escitalopram) often helps sleep indirectly by helping depression, more than it hurts sleep byits direct effects. ...Read more
Yes: There are no definitive contraindications to taking these meds that I am aware of. Take the Aspirin with food so as not to upset your stomach. I see you have a history of bleeding, so check with your doctor that Aspirin is ok for you. ...Read more
No problems: In recommended doses, this combination should pose no problems. ...Read more
Possible: Many psycho-active agents can compromise sexual function, and if this is occurring, discuss other options with your psychiatrist. ...Read more
Be careful.: There are a number of different prescription weight-loss products as well as over-the-counter "diet pills ". Some of these can interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) and others can exacerbate symptoms of the conditions Lexapro (escitalopram) is commonly prescribed to treat. The safest course would be to work with the prescribing physician regarding your concerns with your weight. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram): Sit down with your doctor and let him/her discuss benefits, possible side-effects, and answer any questions you may have. Education about the medication is at least half the treatment. Lexapro (escitalopram) has been used by many patients for depression and anxiety with good results. ...Read more
Hot flashes: In perimenopausal women is a big one. ...Read more
Patience: Hello, patience is key when managing sexual side effects as it can take some time to adjust/resolve. Talk to the prescribing physician about options, e.g, potentially adjusting the dose, changing meds, or augmenting with another medication. Make sure you are also taking care of yourself, e.g., sometimes adjusting your exercise routine will give you more energy and desire for sex. Take care ...Read more
Impossible to say: Ace diet pills contain raspberry ketones, garcinia cambodia, saffron, green coffee bean extract, l carnitine, and konjak root extract. I have a bottle of raspberry ketones. The bottle has so many medical warnings against it on the back including mood disorders, that it is hard to tell whether the company that makes it is simply trying to cover itself from potential lawsuits or whether there's actually been research done on these issues. All I can tell you is that there is no information that I can find about this and that I doubt that these medications have been subjected to any type of drug interactions studies. Therefore, I cannot recommend that youtake this combined supplementin the absence of adequate research. Best wishes. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram): As long as monitored closely for cardiovascular system & metabolic changes. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawal: Depending on dose & length of time being on lexapro, (escitalopram) usually there is gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, bloating, as well as nervousness & headaches. All in all, compared to other antidepressants, those symptoms are usually mild. ...Read more