Lexapro and Akathisia - from FDA reports


Summary

Akathisia is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Abilify, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Akathisia with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 21, 2017

51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 165 people (0.32%) have Akathisia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Akathisia?

Time on Lexapro when people have Akathisia *:

  • < 1 month: 40.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Akathisia when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 54.09 %
  • male: 45.91 %

Age of people who have Akathisia when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.83 %
  • 10-19: 5.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.83 %
  • 30-39: 19.17 %
  • 40-49: 30.83 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 16.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (13 people, 7.88%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (8 people, 4.85%)
  • Schizophrenia (7 people, 4.24%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (6 people, 3.64%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 3.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Abilify (41 people, 24.85%)
  • Seroquel (24 people, 14.55%)
  • Xanax (23 people, 13.94%)
  • Klonopin (20 people, 12.12%)
  • Ambien (20 people, 12.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Agitation (43 people, 26.06%)
  • Tremor (36 people, 21.82%)
  • Tardive Dyskinesia (32 people, 19.39%)
  • Pain (26 people, 15.76%)
  • Movement - Uncontrolled Or Slow (24 people, 14.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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