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Review: Lexapro and Alprazolam

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Alprazolam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,761 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,382 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Alprazolam (latest outcomes from 33,639 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 31, 2014: 4,761 people who take Lexapro, Alprazolam are studied

Lexapro, Alprazolam outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Alprazolam (alprazolam)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lexapro is effective3.03%
(1 of 33 people)
30.19%
(16 of 53 people)
25.93%
(7 of 27 people)
29.55%
(13 of 44 people)
40.68%
(24 of 59 people)
68.42%
(13 of 19 people)
47.06%
(8 of 17 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
Alprazolam is effective34.21%
(13 of 38 people)
51.11%
(23 of 45 people)
51.61%
(16 of 31 people)
40.00%
(18 of 45 people)
73.33%
(33 of 45 people)
64.52%
(20 of 31 people)
66.67%
(14 of 21 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyHeadacheAnxietyPainDepressionAnxietyDepressionAnxiety
HeadacheAnxietyDepressionDepressionAnxietyDepressionRashPain
NauseaDepressionAgitationObesityPainPulmonary EmbolismPanic AttackDepression
Suicide AttemptVomitingSuicide AttemptType 2 Diabetes MellitusSuicide AttemptDyspnoeaSomnolenceNausea
DepressionSuicidal IdeationTremorDizzinessSleep Apnoea SyndromeInjuryAbnormal BehaviourDyspnoea
AstheniaWeight DecreasedDizzinessWeight IncreasedRoad Traffic AccidentCardiac HypertrophyDrug Withdrawal SyndromeVomiting
Suicidal IdeationFatigueVentricular ExtrasystolesSleep Apnoea SyndromeHallucinationRhabdomyolysisDrug IneffectiveFatigue
Completed SuicideNauseaAnaemiaFallSuicidal IdeationHumerus FractureNight SweatsFall
DizzinessAstheniaDyspnoeaFeeling AbnormalConvulsionLactic AcidosisDizzinessDizziness
AgitationAgitationIntentional OverdoseCompleted SuicideHyperhidrosisNeuroleptic Malignant SyndromeAnxietyDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lexapro is effective34.62%
(63 of 182 people)
26.39%
(19 of 72 people)
Alprazolam is effective51.91%
(95 of 183 people)
55.41%
(41 of 74 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
AnxietyAnxiety
PainDepression
NauseaPain
DepressionNausea
DyspnoeaVomiting
FallWeight Decreased
FatigueSuicidal Ideation
VomitingFatigue
InsomniaHeadache
DizzinessInsomnia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lexapro is effective66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
n/a33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
10.94%
(7 of 64 people)
21.21%
(21 of 99 people)
22.08%
(17 of 77 people)
22.52%
(25 of 111 people)
16.33%
(8 of 49 people)
Alprazolam is effective100.00%
(3 of 3 people)
n/a33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
29.23%
(19 of 65 people)
29.59%
(29 of 98 people)
40.00%
(30 of 75 people)
34.51%
(39 of 113 people)
30.00%
(15 of 50 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes MellitusNervousnessDiarrhoeaPainAnxietyAnxietyAnxietyAnxiety
DeathFatigueRenal Failure AcuteAnxietyNauseaDepressionPainFatigue
Cardiac Failure CongestivePsychomotor HyperactivityNephritis AllergicInsomniaDepressionNauseaNauseaFall
SomnolenceAnaemiaCompleted SuicideVomitingPainDepressionDyspnoea
TicFaeces DiscolouredDyspnoeaPainDyspnoeaDyspnoeaNausea
CryingAbdominal PainInjuryHeadacheDiabetes MellitusInjuryPain
Feeling AbnormalNauseaDepressionDiabetes MellitusVomitingChest PainDepression
Condition AggravatedManiaBack PainPulmonary EmbolismType 2 Diabetes MellitusPain In ExtremityVomiting
AnxietyAccidental OverdoseAbdominal PainType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiarrhoeaPyrexiaAsthenia
Educational ProblemMigraineVomitingWeight IncreasedWeight IncreasedFallDiarrhoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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