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A few of the drugs that can potentially interact with Lexapro include alcohol, aspirin, lithium, and cimetidine. Some of these interactions may result in side effects or changes in the levels of some drugs in your blood. These drug interactions may also raise your risk of bleeding in the stomach or intestines or cause a dangerous irregular heart rhythm called QT prolongation, among other things.

Lexapro Interactions: An Introduction

Lexapro® (escitalopram oxalate) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of the medicines that can lead to interactions with Lexapro include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), including:



  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:








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