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Lexapro vs Luvox, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 44

This is personalized comparison of Lexapro vs Luvox for a male aged 44. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 28, 2014: 2,262 people are studied in Lexapro vs Luvox

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male40OCD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lexapro escitalopram oxalateForest Labs
Luvox fluvoxamine maleateSolvay

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 40 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lexapro (Forest Labs)Luvox (Solvay)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionPyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Aggression
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomnia (sleeplessness)
AnxietyAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Suicidal IdeationAspartate Aminotransferase Increased
DizzinessBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lexapro (Forest Labs)Luvox (Solvay)
Erectile DysfunctionGamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
DepressionDrug Interaction
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Belligerence (aggressive or warlike behaviour)Diarrhoea
Chills (felling of cold)Asthenia (weakness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Irritability
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)Rash (redness)
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)Nerve Injury
Clamminess (moist, sticky, and cold to the touch)Pneumonia Bacterial (pneumonia associated with bacterial infection)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lexapro (Forest Labs)Luvox (Solvay)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionPyrexia (fever)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome (a life-threatening neurological disorder most often caused by an adverse reaction to neuroleptic or antipsychotic agents)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Aggression
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomnia (sleeplessness)
AnxietyAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
DizzinessAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Suicidal IdeationDepression

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lexapro (Forest Labs)Luvox (Solvay)
Erectile DysfunctionHyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
DepressionGamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
Belligerence (aggressive or warlike behaviour)Diarrhoea
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Asthenia (weakness)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Irritability
AggressionNerve Injury
Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)Rash (redness)
AnxietyPneumonia Bacterial (pneumonia associated with bacterial infection)
Personality ChangeNeuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Drug Interaction

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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Luvox (fluvoxamine maleate) is often used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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