Drug Interactions With Escitalopram

A few of the drugs that can potentially interact with escitalopram include metoprolol, pimozide, tricyclic antidepressants, and warfarin. Drug interactions with escitalopram can increase your risk of stomach bleeding or other side effects, as well as cause a potentially dangerous group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome, among other things. Also, taking escitalopram along with alcohol is not recommended, as doing so can cause unwanted side effects.

Drug Interactions With Escitalopram: An Introduction

Escitalopram oxalate (Lexapro®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of the medicines that can lead to escitalopram interactions include:
 
 
  
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), including:
 
 
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
  
 
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