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Triptans
Taking Lexapro with a triptan can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see above), as it can be very dangerous.
 
Tryptophan
Taking Lexapro with tryptophan can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome (see above), as it can be very dangerous.
 
Warfarin
Taking both Lexapro and warfarin together may increase your risk of bleeding, especially in the stomach or intestines. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely when you are starting or stopping Lexapro.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all potential drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific drug interactions with Lexapro that may apply to you.
 
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