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Forum Name: Antidepressants

Question: what cold meds can be taken with lexapro?

 hondatech - Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:52 pm

I have just been prescribed lexapro 5mg. and came down with a bad cold (sore throat, congested and coughing.) I was wondering what otc cold meds are safe for me.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:23 pm

User avatar Hello,
I am not aware of any negative interactions between Lexapro and OTC cold symptom relievers but it is always wise to check with the pharmacist for an particular medication to be sure.

Best wishes.

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