Review: taking Lexapro and Dramamine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Dramamine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Dramamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 36 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 52,596 users)

Dramamine

Dramamine has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Dramamine 578 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

36 people who take Lexapro, Dramamine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Dramamine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lexapro:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lexapro:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Lexapro:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pain
  • pneumonia necrotising
  • aggression
  • blood pressure decreased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • influenza like illness
  • neutropenia
  • pleural effusion
  • serotonin syndrome
  • diarrhoea
1 - 6 months:
  • agitation
  • body temperature increased
  • drug withdrawal syndrome neonatal
  • hyperhidrosis
  • neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
  • ocd
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
  • tachycardia
  • tremor
not specified:
  • injection site pain
  • back pain
  • diarrhoea
  • glaucoma
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site swelling
  • vomiting
  • nausea
  • feeling abnormal

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • injection site pain
  • diarrhoea
  • glaucoma
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site swelling
  • pneumonia necrotising
  • accidental exposure
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
male:
  • hyperhidrosis
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • aggression
  • blood pressure decreased
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
  • suicide attempt
20-29:
  • back pain
  • maternal exposure during pregnancy
  • neutropenia
  • ocd
  • panic disorder with agoraphobia
30-39:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • crying
  • diabetes mellitus
  • feeling abnormal
  • influenza like illness
  • injection site pain
  • intentional overdose
  • ovarian cyst
40-49:
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • ammonia increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • back pain
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • feeling abnormal
  • hepatomegaly
50-59:
  • glaucoma
  • injection site erythema
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • injection site pain
  • injection site swelling
  • arthralgia
  • chest pain
  • accidental exposure
  • injection site extravasation
  • abdominal distension
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • pneumonia necrotising
  • blood pressure decreased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • pain
  • fall
  • aggression
  • dehydration
  • influenza like illness
  • pleural effusion

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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