Lexapro and Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Zometa, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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 Oct, 13, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,159 people (2.24%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 22.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
- 1 - 2 years: 2.5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
- 10+ years: 27.5 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 76.73 %
- male: 23.27 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.43 %
- 10-19: 2.9 %
- 20-29: 1.93 %
- 30-39: 7.95 %
- 40-49: 16.86 %
- 50-59: 31.69 %
- 60+: 38.24 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (107 people, 9.23%)
- Sleep Disorder (85 people, 7.33%)
- Pain (82 people, 7.08%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (69 people, 5.95%)
- Multiple Myeloma (63 people, 5.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (227 people, 19.59%)
- Aspirin (168 people, 14.50%)
- Nexium (167 people, 14.41%)
- Ativan (165 people, 14.24%)
- Xanax (161 people, 13.89%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (370 people, 31.92%)
- Nausea (367 people, 31.67%)
- Fatigue (359 people, 30.97%)
- Pain (355 people, 30.63%)
- Chest Pain (266 people, 22.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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