Lexapro and Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

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 High blood pressure. 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 Jul, 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:

Could Lexapro cause Diarrhea?

Time on Lexapro when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 43.87 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.55 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.94 %
  • 10+ years: 7.1 %

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 *:

  • High Blood Pressure (229 people, 8.13%)
  • Pain (228 people, 8.10%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (156 people, 5.54%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (144 people, 5.12%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (140 people, 4.97%)

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%)
  • Pain (565 people, 20.07%)
  • Abdominal Pain (518 people, 18.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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