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Best Antacid With Celexa
Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more
Is it safe to take Atenolol with Lexapro (escitalopram)? I take the Lexapro (escitalopram) currently and Dr has prescribed the beta blocker to help with anxiety based HBP
It would be hard to: say without first knowing what your diagnosis is. As all of them have benefits that are tailored to a specific condition. Only then will a prescribed cocktail if you will be made. ...Read more
Not recommended: Tricylic antidepressants interact with Lexapro (escitalopram) to increase risk of side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, shortness of breath, or heart palpitations. This combination also increases risk for symptoms of serotonin syndrome. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/serotonin-syndrome/basics/definition/CON-20028946 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overmedicated: Find the cause of your pain and stop throwing new medications after the symptoms. You are overmedicated. Get another doctor to evaluate you and find causes for your pain. ...Read more
Having nausea side-effect with Lexapro (escitalopram) even if taken with food. Can i take Tums or another antacid to address?
N: That is a good first choice of tx. Make sure you feel completely normal before retaking it. ...Read more
Drug Interaction: In general, amphetamines and other sympathomimetic appetite suppressants such as Phentermine should not be combined with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors like lexapro (escitalopram). Close monitoring for enhanced sympathomimetic effects and possible serotonin syndrome is recommended if these agents must be used together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety, GERD, Ulcer: Ativan is for Anxiety. Zantac is to treat and prevent ulcers in the stomach and hyperacidity. Gaviscon is for acid indigestion and heartburn. Due to possible tolerance with Ativan and lack of improvement, Discuss with Psychiatrist: •Diagnosis of Anxiety •Tolerance with Ativan •Therapy for stresses in your life •Medication •Breathing Relaxation •Visual Imagery of National Parks •Meditation. ...Read more
I : I always recommend that you speak with the medical provider who is prescribing your antidepressant directly before taking an additional medication, an herbal or a supplement. When medications are mixed, there is a possiblity that they can interact. Another option to help with your weight would be the addition of medical acupuncture to a balance of healthy diet; plenty of water and aerobic activity. Auricular (ear) acupuncture is safe and effective. There are several different protocols for weight loss. Good luck. ...Read more
Can I use PPI along with PepZIN GI (Dr best brand)(taking both on same day)?PepZin Gi is a nutritional supplement but, it has antacid too like Tums (calcium carbonate)
Is it ok to take azithromycin with my medications klonopin inderal remeron and aciphex (rabeprazole)?
Should be : As long as your doctor is supervising. ...Read more
Can I take pantoprazole for gastritis with acetaminophen for period cramps? Is Mylanta safe with those as well?
YES: all are safe without interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm in the process of switching from Celexa to Effexor (venlafaxine) for severe anxiety. In meantime, I was dx with erosive gastritis, GERD. Safe to take Effexor (venlafaxine)?
Effexor (venlafaxine): I recommend taking it with food.Get a more detailed answer ›