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No : There are no medications safe while pregnant. It is a balance in between the risk of harming your baby and hurting your health. Some medications have been studied more in pregnant women, and results show that they do not harm the intrauterine growth or do not cause malformations. Consulting with a specialist is mandatory if you get pregnant while taking any drug. ...Read more
Lexapro (escitalopram) and garcinia: Very rare side effects have included a drop in white cell counts, pneumonia, and liver difficulties. As with anything in medicine you have to decide whether the risk is less then the benefit. Please discuss this with your family practitioner or psychiatrist as well. ...Read more
No: These two medicines can have negative interactions so not advisable to combine them, also make sure you had normal liver panel before taking garcinia cambogia as a substance in it called hydroxycitric acid (HCA) can harm your liver. ...Read more
If prescribed: If your doctor has prescribed Ativan along with your zoloft (sertraline), (sertraline) s/he will give you a particular dose and timing schedule. This could be on a regular or as needed ("prn") basis. Used this way, Ativan and zoloft (sertraline) can be safe together. Sometimes Ativan can help anxiety temporarily, while getting onto zoloft (sertraline) for panic, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably the same: Studies show that these agents are fairly similar in effectiveness overall. There isn't any data comparing side effects. If you are trying to choose one, I would choose the one that improves your depression best. Some folks respond better to one or the other but we have no way of knowing that without just trying them. ...Read more
Not at all!: These do together with major risks between ALL! Don't just stop them but DO contact your Dr immediately and if there's any delay, find a good pharmacist to help you deal with this bad situation. This link might show you the risks but you can search them if it fails: But best is a Dr or pharmacist: https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=843-4506,1115-648,440-203 Please be careful!!! ...Read more
You didn't tell us: Which herbal supplement you were referring to. Some can interact with medications. Please either re-ask question with specific supplement information or discuss with your pharmacist or your physician. Take care. ...Read more
Maybe: All psychiatric medications will be present in breast milk. The amounts are very small, but definitely present. However, when considering this, you also have to weigh the risk of not taking the medication. For example, a depressed mother who does not take the medication may not take care of her child as well because she is so depressed. These are not simple decisions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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