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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Does taking Lexapro (escitalopram) increase high blood pressure?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Does taking Lexapro (escitalopram) increase high blood pressure?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Not directly, unless your blood pressure medications have been recently changes, or your diet/activity level. Review with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

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


Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can celexa (citalopram) cause high blood pressure?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can celexa (citalopram) cause high blood pressure?

Celexa (citalopram): Rare, at higher daily doses above 40mg. More commonly there is lowering of blood pressure. ...Read more

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Im taking, levothyroxine, tramadol, labetalol, seroquel, (quetiapine) and sertraline can any of these meds cause high ammonia levels?

Im taking, levothyroxine, tramadol, labetalol, seroquel, (quetiapine) and sertraline can any of these meds cause high ammonia levels?

Very possible: Why does a 27 year old need all of these medications. They do conflict with one another. Get a new medical consult to see if you need all of those medication in the first place. ...Read more

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Does Lexapro (escitalopram) prolong qt only in high doses? I take very low dose betapace and wanted to try Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety/depression. Tried other ssris.

Does Lexapro (escitalopram) prolong qt only in high doses?  I take very low dose betapace and wanted to try Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety/depression.   Tried other ssris.

3rd try: Please have an EKG done on the combination to determine FOR YOU if your QT is prolonged. We're all different. One person won't have QT prolongation and another will on the same dose of medications. Really. Please believe me. ...Read more

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Lovastatin, depression side effect, high cholesterol.?

Lovastatin, depression side effect, high cholesterol.?

Lovastatin effects: All of the statins have some side effects, the two most concerning are abnormal liver enzymes and muscle aches and pains. Both of these are evaluated with blood tests. I am not familiar with any of these meds causing depression. Depression is a complicated illness and some meds can interfere with antidepressant meds, they don't cause it. ...Read more

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Does Prozac (fluoxetine) raise klonopin levels?

Does Prozac (fluoxetine) raise klonopin levels?

Unlikely: Good question. No blood level effects between Prozac (fluoxetine) and Klonopin that I could find. ...Read more

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Why high testosterone, low tsh, high cholesterol, weight gain, high triglycerides, irritable, aggressive, sleeplessness, high serum calcium?

Why high testosterone, low tsh, high cholesterol, weight gain,  high triglycerides, irritable, aggressive, sleeplessness, high serum calcium?

Multiple problems: You has a whole host of problems. First of all, you need to see your physician (p) to deal with your abnormal labs. I will address only a few of them due to space limitations. One of the causes of your high calcium is that you are on calcium, please stop it. You weight gain could be due to your high tsh. Speak to the p who ordered the blood tests that disclosed your problems for answers. ...Read more

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Can Klonopin or Wellbutrin (bupropion) cause high prolactin levels?

Can Klonopin or Wellbutrin (bupropion) cause high prolactin levels?

Well ...: In theory, Wellbutrin (bupropion) could cause hyperprolactinemia but in all honesty, I've never seen it occur in clinical practice. Also, Klonopin (a medication that works on the GABA system) can actually inhibit prolactin release. So, short answer is ... It's possible but very unlikely. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Does high dose of Zoloft (sertraline) cause hypertension ?

Does high dose of Zoloft (sertraline) cause hypertension ?

No HTN with Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) does not cause hypertension, even at high doses. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can zoloft (sertraline) or luvox increase prolactin levels?

Can zoloft (sertraline) or luvox increase prolactin levels?

Prolactin levels: in the serum are mediated by a whole host of factors. Inhibition of the Dopamine D2 receptor due to pharmacologic use of typical and atypical antipsychotics causes the majority of cases, although SSRI, MAOI and tricyclic antidepressants can also play a causative role. Hypothalamic nuclei and the anterior pituitary (and its infundibular portal system are the major location for cyclical release ...Read more

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Why would 10mg celexa (citalopram) make your blood serotonin level low? When i wasn't on celexa (citalopram) my serotonin level was high?

Why would 10mg celexa (citalopram) make your blood serotonin level low? When i wasn't on celexa (citalopram) my serotonin level was high?

CSF correlation?: CSF serotonin levels may not correlate with blood levels, and some labs are very unreliable also. Celexa (citalopram) inhibits the reuptake of serotonin back into pre-synaptic neurons -- increasing synaptic amounts. This is one of the ways Celexa (citalopram) works in depression. Because of the blood-brain barrier your CSF level may be higher than blood level. CSF levels are obtainable by lumbar puncture only. ...Read more

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Recommendations please! have insomnia&have Tryed Remron trazadone have anxiety been prescribed high doseof clonazepam&now high dose Xanax (alprazolam) depresant 2?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Recommendations please! have insomnia&have Tryed Remron trazadone have anxiety been prescribed high doseof clonazepam&now high dose Xanax (alprazolam) depresant 2?

See sleep specialist: Sleep disorders cause more than just sleepiness. Emotional issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression cause half of all insomnia cases. The sleep specialist can find the cause of the insomnia and treat your condition properly. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more