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Can Lexapro and Ativan be combined with Vistaril

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Can Lexapro and Ativan be combined with Vistaril?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Welcome to and thanks for your question.
Well there is moderate drug interaction between Vistaril and Lexapro .
So it is advised to avoid taking both medications together .
I suggest you to consult your doctor for further management .
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I take 10mg a day of Lexapro but the Vistaril is 25mg and is needed to treat dermatitis. One was given by a dermatologist and other family physician and I wasnt sure if they should be combined
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Well you should not taken them together at same time .
You should take one medication in morning and one at evening .

I hope this helps
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Is that okay with the Ativan too?
Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Ya you can take Vistaril with Ativan .
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

will the 25mg make me very sleepy?


Expert:  Dr.Anil replied 5 years ago.
Well drowsiness is listed side effect of Vistaril .
Although most people do not experience side effects while taking Vistaril.
If you feel any associated symptoms then your doctor may advise Claritin (loratadine) which is less drowsy .

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