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Im a class a cdl driver and was prescribed a medician called

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im a class a cdl driver and was prescribed a medician called lexapro i was wondering if it is safe and if you know U.S.D.O.T rules for taking this drug
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Abby replied 7 years ago.
No, Lexapro is not a drug that you need to worry about.

Here is the list of medications that you cannot take as a CDL driver. Some of them are allowed if cleared by your physician.


http://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/21cfr/cfr/1308/1308_11.htm

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