I am interested in Contrave, but I am concerned about interactions with Lexapro.
EquusRN; you can talk to the doctor about this but it is not worth it as you can see with this copy and paste of the MAJOR INTERACTIONS (Home › Drug Interactions Checker › Search › Report Print Share
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Contrave (bupropion / naltrexone)
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Applies to: Contrave (bupropion / naltrexone), Lexapro (escitalopram)
MONITOR CLOSELY: The use of bupropion is associated with a dose-related risk of seizures. The risk may be further increased when coadministered with other agents that can reduce the seizure threshold, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as citalopram and escitalopram. The info come from drugs com. not a good match.
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