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Had a bad reaction taking lexapro, (escitalopram) scared to try another ssri. What other ssris do you recommend, something I can take with buspirone?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: SSRIs

There are many ssris.
Side effects may be similar. Sertraline (zoloft) is another one, paroxetine, prozac, (fluoxetine) citalopram, as whoever prescribed it if he/ she would consider other medication eg snris. Is it for depression ?

In brief: SSRIs

There are many ssris.
Side effects may be similar. Sertraline (zoloft) is another one, paroxetine, prozac, (fluoxetine) citalopram, as whoever prescribed it if he/ she would consider other medication eg snris. Is it for depression ?
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Tracey Marks
Psychiatry

In brief: Any of them

It's scary to try another medication after having a bad reaction.
However, because you had a bad reaction to one, doesn't mean you will have the same reaction to another one even if it is in the same category.

In brief: Any of them

It's scary to try another medication after having a bad reaction.
However, because you had a bad reaction to one, doesn't mean you will have the same reaction to another one even if it is in the same category.
Dr. Tracey Marks
Dr. Tracey Marks
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