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Can you take Lexapro (escitalopram) and pristiqe together an ween off lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can you take Lexapro (escitalopram) and pristiqe together an ween off lexapro (escitalopram)?

Switching meds: Yes they can be taken together when cross tapering but you have to watch for possible rare phenomenon called serotonin syndrome.You need to discuss with you health care professional if you have concerns. ...Read more

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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


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Can i switch from Zoloft to wellbutrin (bupropion)?

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Can i switch from Zoloft to wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Switch to Zoloft (sertraline): If limited response & as directed by your prescribing doc. ...Read more

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I'm switching from celexa to Paxil (paroxetine) to zoloft. Need advice?

I'm switching from celexa to Paxil (paroxetine) to zoloft. Need advice?

Stay adherent: Ok, well my advice is to remain adherent to your medications and follow the direction of your provider. ...Read more

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Can you take Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft together?

Can you take Paxil (paroxetine) and Zoloft together?

Don't take together: You may not feel very good. You don't need to take both from the point of view of helping with depression, as they work in a very similar way on serotonin.Taking them together could cause unpleasant symptoms of jitteriness and anxiety called "serotonin syndrome". ...Read more

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Can i make cross tapering Zoloft (sertraline) to brintellix?

Can i make cross tapering Zoloft (sertraline) to brintellix?

Probably: The best response is to meet with your prescribing physician and discuss this in detail. In my practice, with my patients, I slowly taper them down on the zoloft (sertraline) about 50mgs weekly, and slowly start them on Brintellix, usually mgs daily for one week, then 10mgs for two weeks, then up to 20mgs daily. ...Read more

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Can i take Zoloft with wellbutrin, adderall, abilify, (aripiprazole) Neurontin and lamictal?

Can i take Zoloft with wellbutrin, adderall, abilify, (aripiprazole) Neurontin and lamictal?

Lot of medications: I'm not sure whether these are all prescribed by the same physician? It sounds as though your bipolar disorder (from the additional info you supplied) may be quite hard to manage, and meds have been added but none removed. Perhaps you'd benefit from a second opinion about your case and possibly simplify your regimen. It could also be that your symptoms demand high intensity measures. ...Read more

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Can i take Lexapro (escitalopram) and Zoloft together?

Can i take Lexapro (escitalopram) and Zoloft together?

only: Only if your dr prescribed it this way; the only normal situation to do this is because you are decreasing one and increasing the other (cross taper) with the goal of eventually end up with only one. Do not start/stop/mix meds without asking prescribing dr. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can i take Paxil (paroxetine) and Lexapro together?

Yes: However is not the best practice. You need to check with your dr. The best approach is to take just one at an appropriate dose. ...Read more

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Can i take pexeva with zoloft (sertraline)?

Can i take pexeva with zoloft (sertraline)?

Depends....: Sometimes two antidepressants may be used at the same time in some cases but the choice of which ones depends on the condition and symptoms being targeted and potential side effects and interactions. Discuss with your treating md to see if another combination of mess will be best for you. ...Read more

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Is it okay to switch from Zoloft to Lexapro (escitalopram) for panic disorder/agoraphobia?

Is it okay to switch from Zoloft to Lexapro (escitalopram) for panic disorder/agoraphobia?

If it is approved by: Your prescribing provider. Both are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Lexapro (escitalopram) is approved for treatment of major depression ; generalized anxiety disorder but some doctors use it off label for panic disorder ; agoraphobia. ...Read more

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How to quit effexor (venlafaxine)?

How to quit effexor (venlafaxine)?

Common: commonly can cause discontinuation syndrome. best to come off of it slowly. discuss this option with your physician as stopping it abruptly can lead to discontinuation syndrome. ...Read more

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Can you take chantix with lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Can you take chantix with lexapro (escitalopram)?

Chantix: Chantix can occasionally add to the mood symptoms which the Lexapro (escitalopram) is supposed to releave, however, the effect is minimal & there is no direct harmful effect of using both. ...Read more

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Citalopram or sertraline?

Citalopram or sertraline?

SSRI's: They are both ssri's. I have found both effective when treating patients. Either are good options for conditions like post traumatic stress disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, major depression etc. Take care. ...Read more

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Can remeron bi taking with Zoloft and buspar (buspirone)?

Can remeron bi taking with Zoloft and buspar (buspirone)?

Yes: They can be taken together, but usually aren't, since Remeron and Zoloft (sertraline) are both antidepressants. Remeron can sometimes be added to help with sleep, or to increase appetite. If this works, the Zoloft (sertraline) may be able to be weaned off. Good luck! ...Read more

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Will Lexapro (escitalopram) help me?

Will Lexapro (escitalopram) help me?

For what condition?: Lexapro (escitalopram) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. It can be a very effective antidepressant and anti-anxiety medication. It has a little bit better side effect profile than most other ssri's. ...Read more

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Can you take Lexapro (escitalopram) and endep?

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Endep & Lexapro (escitalopram): Endep is Amitriptyline which is a tricyclic antidepressant. As long as endep dose is low & taken at bedtime, while Lexapro (escitalopram) in morning, i see no problems. Doses of Elavil higher than 50 mg. Can cause weakness & incoordination. ...Read more

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Zoloft (Definition)

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