Review: Lexapro and Alprazolam drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Lexapro and Alprazolam. It is created by eHealthMe based on 4,499 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Alprazolam (latest outcomes from 33,544 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 4,499 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Alprazolam are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Alprazolam (alprazolam)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Alprazolam:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||871|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||544|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||455|
|Headache (pain in head)||352|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Alprazolam:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)||52|
|Road Traffic Accident||30|
|Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)||28|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Alprazolam (alprazolam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Alprazolam is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lexapro alternatives:
- Alprazolam alternatives:
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