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Review: could Lexapro cause Erection problems?

Summary: 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 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,729 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 275 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,446 Lexapro users)

Erection problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 31,417 Erection problems patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 35,729 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 275 people (0.77%) have Erection Problems.

Trend of Erection problems in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Erection problems * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erection problems26.09%21.74%13.04%15.94%13.04%10.14%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.38%1.50%9.77%9.77%23.31%33.46%21.80%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems3.70%51.85%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (101 people, 36.73%)
  2. Anxiety (43 people, 15.64%)
  3. Pain (29 people, 10.55%)
  4. Insomnia (27 people, 9.82%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 24.00%)
  2. Zometa (65 people, 23.64%)
  3. Zoloft (62 people, 22.55%)
  4. Ambien (58 people, 21.09%)
  5. Seroquel (58 people, 21.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have quit smoking about 4 wks ago. i'm having nightmares for the 5 days. my question is do the nightmares taper off or do they never stop?
    I've been on lexapro for 7 yrs. This is the only med that works for me I've tired lots of diff meds for my anxiety/depression and the all made me nuts or want to die. Even the generic gave me nightmare so I stopped that one. I literally have little to no stress in my life either. So lexapro is the best for me. Anyway I'm getting healthy working out and I quit smoking about 4 wks ago. The nightmares have been going on all wk. They are stressing me out blah. When are these crazy stressful dreams gonna stop? Or at least tapper off?
  • What can i take for a headache when i am on lexapro (1 answer)
    lexapro started only a week ago, feel tightness in jaw and headache, sleeplessness, not sure if lexapro is good for me if i cannot ever take an aspirin or tylenol for sleep.
  • Can i take cialis and atripla
    I can not get a strong erection or even maintain the erection for any length of time and my doctor has given me a priscribtion for Cialis and I want to make sure is should be using this with the once a day Atripla and it it will have any side effects if I take both drugs
  • Can enoxaparin be cause of impotence
    I was active in sex relationship and performing sufficiently well. Because of a plane trip I was given one injection of Enoxaparin (Clexane' 40mg) for thrombosis prevention. I noticed a lack of libido and impotence . After one month I was given the second injection for the return trip. For the first week I noticed a return of sex desires and good erection. After the second week I experience again lack of libido and full impotence which still persisting after 6 weeks from the return fight.
  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin? (1 answer)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.

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