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Is it safe to take Adipex and Lexapro at the same time

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Is it safe to take Adipex and Lexapro at the same time?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Vakul Aren replied 7 years ago.
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Hello.It would be safer to avoid taking the two drugs together.Serotinine reuptake inhibitors potentiate thepharmacological response of the sympathomimetic drug.This may lead to tremors,palpitations,jitteriness,racing thoughts,dry eyes,and restlessness.This followed a single dose of phenterimine while on a SSRI similar to lexapro.Similar toxic reactions have been seen with amphetamines and phenylepherine and SSRi like Flouxetene.Some sympathomimetic drugs have serotonergic activity,and giving them with a SSRi may cause a potentially fatal Serotonin Syndrome.Amphetamines and sympathomimetic appetite supressants should not be used with SSRis like Lexapro.Please do not take the drugs together as serious problems may occur.
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