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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 35,681 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 (latest outcomes from 39,391 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Dizziness (latest reports from 1,294,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 35,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,317 people (6.49%) have Dizziness.
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 (787 people, 33.97%)
- Anxiety (307 people, 13.25%)
- Hypertension (135 people, 5.83%)
- Sleep disorder (112 people, 4.83%)
- Pain (111 people, 4.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (402 people, 17.35%)
- Ambien (342 people, 14.76%)
- Xanax (294 people, 12.69%)
- Nexium (282 people, 12.17%)
- Neurontin (270 people, 11.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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