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 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,143 people (2.26%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Cough?

Time on Lexapro when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.0 %
  • 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: 76.85 %
  • male: 23.15 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.44 %
  • 10-19: 2.72 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 7.84 %
  • 40-49: 17.1 %
  • 50-59: 32.03 %
  • 60+: 38.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (294 people, 25.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (130 people, 11.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (107 people, 9.36%)
  • Sleep Disorder (84 people, 7.35%)
  • Pain (81 people, 7.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (227 people, 19.86%)
  • Aspirin (168 people, 14.70%)
  • Nexium (166 people, 14.52%)
  • Ativan (165 people, 14.44%)
  • Xanax (160 people, 14.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (368 people, 32.20%)
  • Nausea (365 people, 31.93%)
  • Fatigue (359 people, 31.41%)
  • Pain (354 people, 30.97%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (311 people, 27.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Cough when taking Lexapro?

Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 57,503 users)

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