Lexapro and Drug abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug abuse is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Drug abuse with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 27, 2017

51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 149 people (0.29%) have Drug abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Drug abuse?

Time on Lexapro when people have Drug abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.54 %
  • male: 38.46 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.36 %
  • 20-29: 19.64 %
  • 30-39: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 25.89 %
  • 50-59: 11.61 %
  • 60+: 18.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (40 people, 26.85%)
  • Sleep Disorder (22 people, 14.77%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (21 people, 14.09%)
  • Back Pain (20 people, 13.42%)
  • Insomnia (17 people, 11.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (53 people, 35.57%)
  • Ambien (46 people, 30.87%)
  • Klonopin (41 people, 27.52%)
  • Neurontin (32 people, 21.48%)
  • Prozac (30 people, 20.13%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (149 people, 100.00%)
  • Chest Pain (48 people, 32.21%)
  • Fatigue (47 people, 31.54%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (43 people, 28.86%)
  • Back Pain (43 people, 28.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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