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Does Lexapro Interact With HIV Meds

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Is safe to take Lexapro and HIV med ATRIPLA?

I am curenntly on the HIV med ATRIPLA have been take it about 3 or 4 mounths now with little or no sfx but just recently had bad anxiety attack and had to go to the ER someone recmended Lexapro(escitalopram oxalate) is this safe to take with ATRIPLA?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally OK to take Lexapro with Atripla. KH Read more »

Follow-up about Depression meds

I was reading a post someone made about taking Lexapro with Norvir. I'm not on meds yet, but my... Read more »

Meds with Anti-depressants?

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Help with costs of meds

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HIV meds and Depression meds?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...had some problems with depression, so my physician prescribed "Lexapro." I'm assuming that it should'nt be a problem w/ the meds I'm on already. I seem to be okay. Does anyone know anything about Lexapro? Read more »