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Hello, Can i take lexapro with advil pm or lexapro with Zyrtec to help me sleep? What is the safest medications for sleeping that i can take with lexapro?

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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine

In brief: Increases drowsiness

You may get too sleepy! See https://www.
drugs.com/drug-interactions/escitalopram-with-zyrtec-1013-0-569-286.html

In brief: Increases drowsiness

You may get too sleepy! See https://www.
drugs.com/drug-interactions/escitalopram-with-zyrtec-1013-0-569-286.html
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Thanks for the Thank You note! Sleep well. Exercise works even better for you for sleep. Just don't do it within 4 hours of bedtime.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine

In brief: AdvilPM

Advil alone is not a sleep aid, but the PM component is generic benadryl and can help you sleep.
Unless you're in pain, take plain benadryl which shouldn't be a problem with lexapro at your age unless you take more than 25 mgs
Benadryl is more sedating than zyrtec.
Your MD is best qualified to answer your question,however.



In brief: AdvilPM

Advil alone is not a sleep aid, but the PM component is generic benadryl and can help you sleep.
Unless you're in pain, take plain benadryl which shouldn't be a problem with lexapro at your age unless you take more than 25 mgs
Benadryl is more sedating than zyrtec.
Your MD is best qualified to answer your question,however.


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