Lexapro and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea 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, 20, 2017
50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,815 people (5.56%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 43.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 3.21 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.41 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.56 %
- 10+ years: 7.05 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 75.53 %
- male: 24.47 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.09 %
- 2-9: 0.43 %
- 10-19: 2.34 %
- 20-29: 4.98 %
- 30-39: 8.5 %
- 40-49: 18.29 %
- 50-59: 25.83 %
- 60+: 39.53 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (585 people, 20.78%)
- Stress And Anxiety (292 people, 10.37%)
- High Blood Pressure (229 people, 8.13%)
- Pain (228 people, 8.10%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (156 people, 5.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (358 people, 12.72%)
- Ambien (335 people, 11.90%)
- Aspirin (320 people, 11.37%)
- Zometa (300 people, 10.66%)
- Nexium (288 people, 10.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,093 people, 38.83%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (822 people, 29.20%)
- Fatigue (640 people, 22.74%)
- Stress And Anxiety (632 people, 22.45%)
- Pain (565 people, 20.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Diarrhea when taking Lexapro?
Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 57,435 users)
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