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Scoliosis, depression, on norco, lexapro. Suggestions?

i have moderate to severe neck and upper and middle back pain . i see a physical therapist 2x a week and take norco10/325 BID i was diagnosed with scoliosis after seeing a chiropractor aprox 5 months ago. the only time i have been hospitalized was in aug 2012 for childbirth , I am 29 years old and i take lexapro for depression due to the stress of having a newborn, a mother who I take care of who is terminal becasue of ALS and i am in the middle of a divorce
Asked On : Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I am unsure of what you are asking for in terms of suggestions here. However, I understand that you are going through a lot. Having depression can be stressful. Physical problems like the neck pain and upper/middle back pain that you have may be adding to your stressors, along with the stress of divorce. It may help to increase the dose of lexapro, however you will need to see a qualified psychiatrist for the same. Norco, though helpful with pain may alter your mood. It would be best to seek the advice of your psychiatrist who knows of your complete medical history. I hope this helped.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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