Over 10% of people in the United States are on antidepressant medication. Lexapro, an antidepressant in the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) class, is a very commonly used drug and is the basis of our question today. Everyone gets sick from time to time and we discuss what cold medications you can and can not take while on Lexapro.
Symptomatic treatment cold symptoms can sometimes be tricky when you are taking prescription medication. You want to find the best products to alleviate your symptoms but must also keep in the mind the potential for drug interactions with the medication you are taking.
In regards to Lexapro (Escitalopram), there are certainly some over the counter medications that you either want to avoid, or take caution with: