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Can I take 2.5mg zolmitriptan if I am on 20mg escitalopram?

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Can I take 2.5mg zolmitriptan if I am on 20mg escitalopram?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: 20mg escitalopram
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Customer: Nothing else
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 15 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip

There's a risk of serotonin syndrome with combining the two

So you shouldn't take both unless your doctor approves

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** I already knew this which is why I'm asking you, a doctor.
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 15 days ago.

I personally would be ok with your taking both

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 15 days ago.

My pleasure