Lexapro and Cough - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Depression. This review analyzes which people have Cough with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,584 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 11, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,088 people (2.29%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Cough?

Time on Lexapro when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 17.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 77.26 %
  • male: 22.74 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.23 %
  • 10-19: 2.61 %
  • 20-29: 1.7 %
  • 30-39: 7.26 %
  • 40-49: 17.35 %
  • 50-59: 33.11 %
  • 60+: 37.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (282 people, 25.92%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (121 people, 11.12%)
  • High Blood Pressure (103 people, 9.47%)
  • Sleep Disorder (84 people, 7.72%)
  • Pain (78 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (226 people, 20.77%)
  • Aspirin (168 people, 15.44%)
  • Nexium (164 people, 15.07%)
  • Ativan (162 people, 14.89%)
  • Xanax (153 people, 14.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (359 people, 33.00%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (356 people, 32.72%)
  • Pain (349 people, 32.08%)
  • Fatigue (347 people, 31.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (308 people, 28.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lexapro

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