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Review: could Lexapro cause Drug abuse?

We study 35,628 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,315 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Drug abuse

Drug abuse (latest reports from 64,130 patients) has been reported by people with pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety, drug dependence.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 160 people (0.45%) have Drug Abuse. They amount to 0.24% of all the 67,939 people who have Drug Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug abuse in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Drug abuse * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug abuse42.86%33.33%4.76%14.29%4.76%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Drug abuse when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug abuse0.00%0.67%7.38%15.44%18.79%38.26%5.37%14.09%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (52 people, 32.50%)
  2. Depression (52 people, 32.50%)
  3. Anxiety (42 people, 26.25%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (21 people, 13.12%)
  5. Sleep disorder (21 people, 13.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (68 people, 42.50%)
  2. Seroquel (51 people, 31.87%)
  3. Klonopin (46 people, 28.75%)
  4. Xanax (43 people, 26.88%)
  5. Oxycontin (38 people, 23.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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