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Remeron vs Lexapro for a male patient aged 50

Summary: 3,995 male patients aged 50 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Remeron vs Lexapro for a male aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,860 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,526 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

On May, 1, 2015: 3,995 male patients aged 44 who take the same drugs are studied in Remeron vs Lexapro

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male44Obsessive Thoughts

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Remeron mirtazapineOrganon Usa Inc
Lexapro escitalopram oxalateForest Labs

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 44 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Remeron (Organon Usa Inc)Lexapro (Forest Labs)
DepressionDepression
Diabetes MellitusDiabetes Mellitus
AnxietyAnxiety
PyrexiaNausea
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusFatigue
Completed SuicideInsomnia
NauseaType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Suicide AttemptHeadache
FatigueDizziness
InsomniaDiarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Remeron (Organon Usa Inc)Lexapro (Forest Labs)
Numbness And TinglingNausea
Drug IneffectiveFatigue
DepressionHypertension
Suicide AttemptWeight Increased
Adjustment DisorderConvulsion
Diabetes MellitusNeuropathy Peripheral
Personality DisorderConstipation
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedBlood Cholesterol Increased
Intentional Self-injuryHyperglycaemia
ParanoiaDiabetes Mellitus

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Remeron17.98%10.11%40.45%22.47%8.99%
Lexapro5.30%19.87%38.41%26.49%9.93%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Remeron (mirtazapine) is often used to treat depression. Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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