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Escitalopram Drug Interactions

Currently displaying 57 drugs known to have a minor interaction with escitalopram.

See also: The most common drugs checked in combination with this medicine.

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Medications known to interact with escitalopram

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    • metoprolol (Metoprolol Succinate ER, Metoprolol Tartrate, Lopressor, Toprol-XL, Kapspargo Sprinkle)
    • metronidazole (Flagyl, Flagyl IV, Flagyl ER, Metro, Flagyl 375, Metryl, Metro IV, Protostat)
    • mibefradil (Posicor)
    • miconazole (Oravig)
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    • nelfinavir (Viracept)
    • nifedipine (Procardia, Adalat, Nifedical XL, Procardia XL, Nifediac CC, Adalat CC, Afeditab CR)
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    • sulfamethoxazole (Gantanol)
    • sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim (Bactrim, Bactrim DS, Septra, SMZ-TMP DS, Septra DS, Co-trimoxazole, Sulfatrim, Sulfatrim Pediatric, Cotrim, Bactrim Pediatric, Bactrim IV, Uroplus, Cotrim DS, Bethaprim, Uroplus DS, Septra IV, Bethaprim Pediatric, Cotrim Pediatric)
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    • verapamil (Calan, Verelan, Isoptin, Calan SR, Verelan PM, Covera-HS, Isoptin SR, Isoptin IV)
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    Escitalopram alcohol/food interactions

    There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with escitalopram

    Escitalopram disease interactions

    There are 9 disease interactions with escitalopram which include:

    Drug Interaction Classification

    These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
    Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
    Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
    Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
    Unknown No interaction information available.

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