Related topic: Lexapro, Dizziness
Review: could Lexapro cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 35,510 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,304 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Dizziness (latest reports from 1,288,669 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,310 people (6.54%) have Dizziness. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,286,422 people who have Dizziness on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (785 people, 33.98%)
- Anxiety (305 people, 13.20%)
- Hypertension (135 people, 5.84%)
- Sleep disorder (111 people, 4.81%)
- Pain (110 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (402 people, 17.40%)
- Ambien (342 people, 14.81%)
- Xanax (294 people, 12.73%)
- Nexium (282 people, 12.21%)
- Neurontin (270 people, 11.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Lexapro is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (10 hours ago):
My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.
From this study (8 months ago):
Began experiencing vertigo when waking from sleep 3 days ago.
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