Could Lexapro cause Dizziness - from FDA reports


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 47,584 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 3,002 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 54,086 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,782 Dizziness patients).

On Jan, 15, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 3,002 people (6.31%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Dizziness?

Time on Lexapro when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 47.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.96 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.77 %
  • 10+ years: 0.35 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 73.24 %
  • male: 26.76 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 2.83 %
  • 20-29: 7.98 %
  • 30-39: 11.5 %
  • 40-49: 19.35 %
  • 50-59: 24.74 %
  • 60+: 33.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (763 people, 25.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (351 people, 11.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (185 people, 6.16%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (154 people, 5.13%)
  • Pain (138 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (349 people, 11.63%)
  • Xanax (316 people, 10.53%)
  • Aspirin (292 people, 9.73%)
  • Nexium (277 people, 9.23%)
  • Neurontin (277 people, 9.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (942 people, 31.38%)
  • Headache (717 people, 23.88%)
  • Fatigue (704 people, 23.45%)
  • Weakness (699 people, 23.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (662 people, 22.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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