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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: Question on Lexapro & Dietary Supplement


 buttonman - Sat Aug 11, 2007 11:33 am

I'm 21, male, and an athlete - I weight train 4 days out of the week. Recently, I was diagnosed with depression and was given a prescription to Lexapro (10 mg) which I've responded very well to. I got over the first two weeks of discomfort and now in my fourth week, the results have been great. This has been my first time on any kind of medication for depression or related illness. However, I'm concerned because part of my exercise regimen involves using dietary supplements to enhance my nutritional input. Since I began taking Lexapro, I was only taking protein, so I wasn't concerned. However, now I'm set to begin using a product called N.O.-Xplode ( http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/bsn/xplode.html ) and part of the warning asks me to consult someone before I take it if I'm being treated for depression. I've taken N.O before with very positive results.

Should I be seriously concerned when using Lexapro and NO-Xplode? I left the link in my post with all the nutritional information so you can take a quick look at what's in NO-Xplode. Thanks in advance for your time and your help.

- Buttons[/url]
 Dr. K. Eisele - Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:14 pm

User avatar Dear Buttonman:

I'm afraid I cannot give you an answer. I think the best source of information is probably a pharmacist. They tend to know about these bodybuilding formulations.

Perhaps you could call the pharmacy where you fill your Lexapro prescription.
 buttonman - Sat Aug 11, 2007 4:42 pm

Thanks for your help!

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