Review: taking Lexapro and Loratadine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Loratadine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Loratadine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,242 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 52,593 users)

Loratadine

Loratadine has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in hypersensitivity. (latest outcomes from Loratadine 17,898 users)

On Sep, 20, 2016

1,242 people who take Lexapro, Loratadine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Loratadine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Lexapro:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 80.0% - (8 of 10 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Loratadine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Lexapro:
  • female: 54.0% - (13 of 24 people)
  • male: 22.0% - (4 of 18 people)
Loratadine:
  • female: 19.0% - (4 of 21 people)
  • male: 11.0% - (2 of 17 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: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Loratadine:
  • 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: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 40-49: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 12.0% - (1 of 8 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • depression
  • nervousness
  • aggression
  • impulsive behaviour
  • restlessness
  • tinnitus
  • weight increased
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • anger
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
1 - 6 months:
  • cholestasis
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • discomfort
  • mental disorder
  • pain
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • fear of death
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
6 - 12 months:
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • procedural pain
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • confusional state
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diarrhea
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
1 - 2 years:
  • pain - bones
  • obesity
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • loss of consciousness
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • generalised anxiety disorder
  • lacunar infarction
  • oesophageal spasm
  • palpitations
  • post procedural complication
5 - 10 years:
  • depression
  • aerophagia
  • anxiety
  • acute respiratory failure
  • anaemia
  • cerebral infarction
  • chest pain
  • cognitive disorder
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
10+ years:
  • acid reflux
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • chronic pain
  • dementia due to other general medical condition
  • depression
  • diabetes mellitus aggravated
  • drowning
  • high blood pressure
  • hypersensitivity
  • osteoarthritis aggravated
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • fall
  • injury
male:
  • pain
  • depression
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • cough
  • anaemia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • immature respiratory system
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • accidental death
  • activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • body temperature decreased
  • cough
  • crying
10-19:
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • cough
  • pyrexia
  • syncope
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • colitis
  • malaise
  • pancreatitis
20-29:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • injury
  • vomiting
  • cholelithiasis
  • mental disorder
  • chest pain
  • general physical health deterioration
30-39:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • depression
  • flushing
  • lip disorder
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • seizure
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • mental disorder
40-49:
  • hypertension
  • hypokalaemia
  • pain
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • dysarthria
  • headache
  • mental status changes
  • nausea
  • back pain
50-59:
  • depression
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • nausea
  • injury
  • hypoaesthesia
  • osteoarthritis
  • insomnia
  • neck pain
60+:
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • constipation
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • urinary tract infection
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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