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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Are Paxidep for OCD and Frext, Ativan safe for 18 year old ?

my 18 years old daughter is taking paxidep cr 37.5/day for OCD as prescribed by a psychiatrist after prescribing paxidep cr 25. her board's exam. will start on 12 March. In addition frext cr 100/day and ativan 1mg 2/day are also being taken. As a father worried. Please advise me the right path.
Wed, 19 Feb 2014
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There is nothing harm in treatment combination. That would control her obsessive and compulsive symptoms. She is on tab ativan 1mg twice a day. In case, she feels sleepiness due to ativan, she could decrease the morning dose, otherwise carry on with the combination.

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