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Can I take Zofran for occasional nausea while taking the generic form of Lexapro (on 5mg now will end up at 10mg)?
Best not to: Ondansetron (Zofran) and escitalopram (Lexapro) are best not taken together due to the risk of a dangerously abnormal heart rhythm in some people. For nausea, prochlorperazine (Compazine) is safer for people taking escitalopram because it does not interact with it in the same way, although prochlorperazine is more sedating and may interact with other medications being taken. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a great insurance co, nameless, I take 8mg Zofran 3xdaily, but my ins co only allows me 12tabs /month...Any food for the fight? Thanks4ur help!
Not unusual: It is not unusual for insurance companies to limit the use of medications that are designed for intermittent or short-term use. You may try to get "prior authorization" by getting your prescribing physician to submit in writing to the insurance company (or pharmacy benefits manager) that your use of zofran at 3 times a day is a medical necessity. It's worth a try. ...Read more
Okay: No worrisome drug interactions between Ativan and Zofran. Zofran is for nausea and vomitting, and is a safe medication. Ativan is an anxiolytic, you are advised when taking this medication to not operate heavy machinery, and to not drive. Zofran does not increase nor decrease the affects of Ativan. I hope that this information is helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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