Review: could Lexapro cause Anger?
We study 35,619 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 353 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger and more.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,315 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Anger (latest reports from 97,934 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 353 people (0.99%) have Anger. They amount to 0.36% of all the 97,886 people who have Anger on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Anger * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Anger when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Anger when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anger ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (204 people, 57.79%)
- Anxiety (120 people, 33.99%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (42 people, 11.90%)
- Sleep disorder (33 people, 9.35%)
- Bipolar disorder (25 people, 7.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (98 people, 27.76%)
- Xanax (88 people, 24.93%)
- Seroquel (86 people, 24.36%)
- Klonopin (69 people, 19.55%)
- Neurontin (66 people, 18.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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