Review: could Lexapro cause Erection Problems?


Erection problems is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 41,077 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 296 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 44,435 users)

Erection Problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, hypotension, drug ineffective, optic ischaemic neuropathy, high blood pressure (latest reports from 35,147 Erection problems patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

41,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 296 people (0.72%) have Erection Problems

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Erection problems?

Time on Lexapro when people have Erection Problems *:

  • < 1 month: 20.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.44 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Erection Problems when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 14.48 %
  • male: 85.52 %

Age of people who have Erection Problems when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.4 %
  • 10-19: 1.59 %
  • 20-29: 8.73 %
  • 30-39: 9.92 %
  • 40-49: 21.03 %
  • 50-59: 34.13 %
  • 60+: 24.21 %

Severity if Erection Problems when taking Lexapro **:

  • least: 3.57 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 46.43 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Erection Problems **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 15.38 %
  • not yet: 84.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (92 people)
  • Anxiety (35 people)
  • Pain (30 people)
  • Erectile Dysfunction (26 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (72 people)
  • Zoloft (61 people)
  • Seroquel (55 people)
  • Ambien (55 people)
  • Aspirin (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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