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 Ambien, and have Depression . We study 36,188 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,494 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 39,076 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 157,310 Dizziness patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

36,188 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,494 people (6.89%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Dizziness?

Time on Lexapro when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 39.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.66 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.01 %
  • 10+ years: 1.09 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 72.5 %
  • male: 27.5 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.05 %
  • 10-19: 3.03 %
  • 20-29: 9.1 %
  • 30-39: 12.79 %
  • 40-49: 20.23 %
  • 50-59: 24.54 %
  • 60+: 30.27 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Lexapro **:

  • least: 16.88 %
  • moderate: 50.65 %
  • severe: 29.87 %
  • most severe: 2.6 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 3.23 %
  • after off the drug: 9.68 %
  • not yet: 87.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (586 people)
  • Anxiety (239 people)
  • Hypertension (113 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (97 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (93 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (307 people)
  • Aspirin (257 people)
  • Xanax (247 people)
  • Neurontin (229 people)
  • Nexium (224 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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