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Does Lexapro Interact With Zyrtec And Lorazepam?

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Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017
Question: Are zyrtec lorazepam and lexapro safe to take together. My doctor wrote me a prescription a few months before lexapro for insomnia, but i did not take it. Now that I am taking lexapro I can't sleep. I took some of my lexapro and zyrtec earlier today and would like to take lorazepam.
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar (29 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, they are safe to take together.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Lexapro is having escitalopram. It is newer sedative drug.
Zyrtec is having cetrizine. It is antihistamine.
Lorazepam is also a good sedative drug.
All these drugs are safe to take together.
So no need to worry for drug interactions or any other side effects.
You can take them together.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
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Does Lexapro Interact With Zyrtec And Lorazepam?

Brief Answer: Yes, they are safe to take together. Detailed Answer: Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic. I can understand your concern. Lexapro is having escitalopram. It is newer sedative drug. Zyrtec is having cetrizine. It is antihistamine. Lorazepam is also a good sedative drug. All these drugs are safe to take together. So no need to worry for drug interactions or any other side effects. You can take them together. Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.