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Review: could Lexapro cause Erection problems?

Summary: Erection problems could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,510 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 272 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Erection problems

Erection problems (latest reports from 132,540 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 272 people (0.77%) have Erection Problems. They amount to 0.21% of all the 128,078 people who have Erection Problems on eHealthMe.

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 problems27.27%22.73%13.64%15.15%12.12%9.09%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%1.52%9.89%9.89%23.19%33.46%21.67%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems4.17%54.17%41.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%22.22%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (99 people, 36.40%)
  2. Anxiety (43 people, 15.81%)
  3. Pain (29 people, 10.66%)
  4. Insomnia (26 people, 9.56%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 24.26%)
  2. Zometa (65 people, 23.90%)
  3. Zoloft (62 people, 22.79%)
  4. Ambien (58 people, 21.32%)
  5. Seroquel (58 people, 21.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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