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Old aged, taking aricept, lexapro. Breathing difficulty, shortness of breath. Side effects?

my mother is 94yrs old and has been taking 10 mg aricept as well as lexapro for about 2 yrs, She has started having difficulty breathing, attacks of shortness of breath and is using an inhaler when needed, So far everything(lungs, heart) have checked out ok. Is it possible these drugs after long term could cause this? She also developed insomnia and can go days with no sleep.
Asked On : Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

The symptom is not likely from the medicines.
Neurologist or Psychiatrist could help for sleep problem...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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