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Anxiety and Stress Disorders

Colonoscopy

02/02/2009

Question:

Can I take my 5mg of Lexapro the day of the Colonoscopy?

Answer:

Although there is limited guidance in this area, holding it the day of the procedure and restarting the next day seems a reasonable approach.

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Response by:

Nicholas A Votolato, RPh BCPP Nicholas A Votolato, RPh BCPP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Emeritus
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University