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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 33 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,520 Lexapro users)

Dramamine has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in motion sickness. (latest outcomes from 406 Dramamine users)

On May, 16, 2015: 33 people who take Lexapro, Dramamine are studied

Lexapro, Dramamine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lexapro is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a
Dramamine is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/a

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Lexapro is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Dramamine is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lexapro is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Dramamine is effectiven/an/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
BradycardiaAgitationn/an/an/an/an/aPleural Effusion
Pleural EffusionBody Temperature IncreasedBradycardia
NeutropeniaTremorNeutropenia
Pneumonia NecrotisingNeonatal Respiratory Distress SyndromeDepression
DiarrhoeaDrug Withdrawal Syndrome NeonatalInjection Site Pain
Lung AbscessOcdInjection Site Haemorrhage
AtelectasisTachycardiaInjection Site Swelling
DehydrationHyperhidrosisAbdominal Distension
Febrile NeutropeniaPanic Disorder With AgoraphobiaPneumonia Necrotising
Injection Site Erythema

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
BradycardiaLoss Of Consciousness
Pleural EffusionHepatomegaly
Injection Site PainNausea
NeutropeniaSplenomegaly
DepressionVomiting
Injection Site HaemorrhageAbdominal Distension
GlaucomaFeeling Abnormal
Injection Site SwellingAbdominal Pain
DiarrhoeaBack Pain
Injection Site ErythemaWhite Blood Cell Count Decreased

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aMultiple Drug Overdose IntentionalMaternal Exposure During PregnancyBradycardiaDepressionInjection Site PainDiarrhoea
Suicide AttemptOcdNeutropeniaNauseaInjection Site SwellingPneumonia Necrotising
Panic Disorder With AgoraphobiaPleural EffusionLoss Of ConsciousnessInjection Site HaemorrhageCervical Vertebral Fracture
Ovarian CystHepatomegalyChest PainFall
Venous InjurySplenomegalyInjection Site ErythemaHaematoma
Sleep Apnoea SyndromeMigraineGlaucomaHead Injury
Uterine CystVomitingFatigueAtelectasis
Injection Site PainFeeling AbnormalConjunctivitisPleural Effusion
Diabetes MellitusBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedBlood Pressure IncreasedDehydration
Febrile NeutropeniaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedErythema Of EyelidLung Abscess

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is often used to treat motion sickness. 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:

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

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