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Review: could Lexapro cause Dizziness?





Summary: Dizziness 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,705 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,315 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 39,406 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dizziness 160,309 patients)

On Dec, 13, 2014: 35,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,321 people (6.50%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness42.79%26.74%9.07%8.84%9.77%2.09%0.70%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.00%0.04%3.92%9.57%13.02%20.60%23.92%28.92%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness13.51%51.35%31.08%4.05%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness3.70%11.11%85.19%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (788 people, 33.95%)
  2. Anxiety (308 people, 13.27%)
  3. Hypertension (135 people, 5.82%)
  4. Sleep disorder (112 people, 4.83%)
  5. Pain (111 people, 4.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (402 people, 17.32%)
  2. Ambien (342 people, 14.74%)
  3. Xanax (295 people, 12.71%)
  4. Nexium (282 people, 12.15%)
  5. Neurontin (270 people, 11.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted

    Thank you
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