This is a study of Lexapro, Demerol drug interactions. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 183 people who take the same drugs and have drug interactionsfrom FDA.
On Jan, 31, 2015: 183 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Demerol are studied
Information of the patient in this study:
Drug interactions have: Drug Interaction, Drug Level Increased, Respiratory Failure
eHealthMe real world results:
For people in general (regardless of gender or age):
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Drug Interaction||12 (6.56%)|
|Drug Level Increased||2 (1.09%)|
|Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)||21 (11.48%)|
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Demerol:
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||80|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||78|
|Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)||74|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Demerol:
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- group for people who take Lexapro and have Drug Level Increased
- group for people who take Demerol and have Drug Level Increased
- group for people who take Lexapro and have Respiratory Failure
- group for people who take Demerol and have Respiratory Failure
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Complete side effects:
In-depth study of side effects (who have it, when it happens and how):
- Drug Level Increased in Lexapro (32 reports)
- Drug Level Increased in Demerol (6 reports)
- Respiratory Failure (Respiratory acidosis) in Lexapro (330 reports)
- Respiratory Failure (Respiratory acidosis) in Demerol (97 reports)
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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