More Products Known to React With Escitalopram

Metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL)
Escitalopram can increase the level of metoprolol in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of metoprolol.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
Combining escitalopram with other antidepressants may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome, as it can be very dangerous.
  
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking escitalopram and an MAOI together can cause life-threatening side effects. Never take an MAOI and escitalopram at the same time, and do not take them within two weeks of each other.
 
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Taking escitalopram and NSAIDs together can increase your risk of stomach bleeding. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking NSAIDs and escitalopram together.
 
Pimozide (Orap)
Pimozide and escitalopram should not be taken together, as the combination may cause a dangerous irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) called QT prolongation. Do not take these two medications together.
 
SSRI or SNRI Antidepressants
Taking escitalopram with other SSRI or SNRI antidepressants can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these depression medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see above), as it can be very dangerous.
 
St. John's Wort
Taking escitalopram with St. John's wort can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see above), as it can be very dangerous.
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