Tylenol and lexapro

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I've been taking lexapro 5 mg for about a month now and have really bad cramps from my period. Can I take one Tylenol for my cramps? I take lexapro every night around 10 pm. Just wanted to make sure there was no interaction for my sake. I tend to worry a lot 😊

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    That's ok, Jannine. Quite safe to take together. I was prescribed them together for quite a while by my doctor.

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    Hey easy answer for you just call your pharmacy and ask them they'll be able to help you

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    I should have added that you can take two, every four hours, up to a maximum of 8 in 24 hours. Assuming it's plain tylenol 500mg.

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      Thank you Tess,

      I took Tylenol about four hours ago and I'm feeling very detached and burning in my sides and dizzy especially when I stand up. I'm assuming it's from that time of the month along with my awful headaches so I'll just try not to freak out anymore anymore thinking I'm dying. (Knock on wood)

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      It is plain tylenol 500 mg acetominophen/paracetamol?

      Honestly, Jannine, I think you may be worrying yourself into this, darling.

      Paracetamol and escitalopram (aka tylenol and lexapro) don't have any bad interactions. You're not on anything else, are you?

      No need to knock on wood! You're fine. I expect it's the lexapro and your period that have made you feel a bit odd - and your anxiety possibly misinterpretating it.

      Please stay calm - post again if you're worried, but as you know I'm a nurse and have given that combo of meds to countless patients.

      love Tess xxxxxx

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