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 47,584 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 20, 2017
47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,675 people (5.62%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 44.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.56 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.03 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.04 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.01 %
- 10+ years: 7.38 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 75.49 %
- male: 24.51 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.09 %
- 2-9: 0.36 %
- 10-19: 2.4 %
- 20-29: 5.08 %
- 30-39: 8.48 %
- 40-49: 18.59 %
- 50-59: 26.12 %
- 60+: 38.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (562 people, 21.01%)
- Stress And Anxiety (280 people, 10.47%)
- High Blood Pressure (217 people, 8.11%)
- Pain (213 people, 7.96%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (147 people, 5.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (343 people, 12.82%)
- Ambien (324 people, 12.11%)
- Aspirin (320 people, 11.96%)
- Zometa (299 people, 11.18%)
- Nexium (282 people, 10.54%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,057 people, 39.51%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (802 people, 29.98%)
- Stress And Anxiety (623 people, 23.29%)
- Fatigue (609 people, 22.77%)
- Pain (558 people, 20.86%)
* 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 54,189 users)
Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,740 Diarrhea patients).
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