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Review: could Lexapro cause Abnormal dreams?

We study 35,665 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 290 have Abnormal dreams. Find out below who they are, when they have Abnormal dreams and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,369 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Abnormal dreams

Abnormal dreams (latest reports from 121,866 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 35,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 290 people (0.81%) have Abnormal Dreams.

Trend of Abnormal dreams in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Abnormal dreams * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abnormal dreams30.16%30.16%9.52%19.05%7.94%3.17%0.00%

Age of people who have Abnormal dreams when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abnormal dreams0.00%0.00%1.70%7.82%13.61%34.35%20.07%22.45%

Severity of Abnormal dreams when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abnormal dreams0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Abnormal dreams ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abnormal dreams0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Smoking cessation therapy (136 people, 46.90%)
  2. Depression (110 people, 37.93%)
  3. Anxiety (47 people, 16.21%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (27 people, 9.31%)
  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (17 people, 5.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Chantix (150 people, 51.72%)
  2. Xanax (43 people, 14.83%)
  3. Seroquel (34 people, 11.72%)
  4. Klonopin (34 people, 11.72%)
  5. Ambien (28 people, 9.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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