I'm taking Escitalopram 10mg before sleep for last 5 months, During day time shall i drink green tea during this medication. Is there any possible side effects will occur due to this combination. Also please advice is it safe to drink coffee instead of Green tea.
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Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of escitalopram such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with escitalopram. Do not use more than the recommended dose of escitalopram, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
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Yes, you can drink a couple of cups of coffee in the morning, not too much, as you know caffeine makes one anxious and that could have an undesired effect and green tea has plenty of caffeine.
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