Lexapro possible interactions with other medicines

Usually the usage of antidepressants belonging to the drug class SSRIs does not imply any health risks or dangers. If used properly and correctly these medicines bring only good health results. Still, some negative effects of the medicine called Lexapro are possible.

Interactions of Lexapro with some of the medicines are not hazardous and neutral. However, different medicines are generally suggested (if there is no any other doctor’s prescription) to be used separately. It will help to avoid any possible contraindications.

Lexapro use with certain other medications is not recommended. With some meds Lexapro may be dangerous and cause serious side effects. Get the information about all Lexapro drug interactions at your doctor’s or pharmacist.

If necessary take Lexapro separately from other medicines you use.

Lexapro can conflict with any of the following medicines:

  • Furazolidone
  • Isocarboxazid
  • Lazabemide
  • Linezolid
  • Methylene Blue
  • Metoclopramide
  • Moclobemide
  • Phenelzine
  • Selegiline
  • Tranylcypromine
  • Thus, the use of Lexapro with any medicine from this list is not suitable and approved.

    Lexapro with any of the following medicines may result in side effects occurrence:

  • Desipramine
  • Ginkgo
  • Hydrocodone
  • Ketoconazole
  • Lamotrigine
  • Lithium
  • Metoprolol
  • Telaprevir
  • Ask your doctor for advice if you are taking other meds (including herbs, vitamins, minerals) and intend to start Lexapro.

    Lexapro does not interact with any specific type of food or drink. Still alcoholic beverages are not possible with this medicine. Your doctor may recommend you using Lexapro on an empty stomach. Still, it is possible to use this type of medicine with food.

    Lexapro possible interactions with other medicines

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