Could Lexapro cause Anger - from FDA reports


Summary

Anger is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 50,386 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 423 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,024 users)

Anger

Anger has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 22,298 Anger patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

50,386 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 423 people (0.84%) have Anger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Anger?

Time on Lexapro when people have Anger *:

  • < 1 month: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.92 %
  • 10+ years: 0.96 %

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 54.88 %
  • male: 45.12 %

Age of people who have Anger when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 3.21 %
  • 10-19: 11.37 %
  • 20-29: 13.7 %
  • 30-39: 13.99 %
  • 40-49: 22.45 %
  • 50-59: 19.24 %
  • 60+: 15.74 %

Severity of Anger **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (83 people, 19.62%)
  • Ambien (78 people, 18.44%)
  • Seroquel (73 people, 17.26%)
  • Wellbutrin (58 people, 13.71%)
  • Neurontin (56 people, 13.24%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Quit Smoking (36 people, 8.51%)
  • Sleep Disorder (33 people, 7.80%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 7.33%)
  • Pain (24 people, 5.67%)
  • Insomnia (22 people, 5.20%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Depression (148 people, 34.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (138 people, 32.62%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (127 people, 30.02%)
  • Memory Loss (102 people, 24.11%)
  • Headache (97 people, 22.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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