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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 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression. We study 35,806 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 276 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 39,520 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 31,506 Erection problems patients)

On May, 5, 2015: 35,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 276 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 problems25.71%21.43%12.86%15.71%12.86%11.43%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.37%1.50%9.74%9.74%23.22%33.33%22.10%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems3.57%50.00%46.43%0.00%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%15.38%84.62%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (101 people, 36.59%)
  2. Anxiety (43 people, 15.58%)
  3. Pain (29 people, 10.51%)
  4. Insomnia (27 people, 9.78%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (21 people, 7.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 23.91%)
  2. Zometa (65 people, 23.55%)
  3. Zoloft (62 people, 22.46%)
  4. Ambien (58 people, 21.01%)
  5. Seroquel (58 people, 21.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • I've recently developed all of the above issues in the past 6 months. I feel the anger getting worse by the day, and get very irritated very fast one moment and I'm happy as a lark the next.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Unable to concentrate for any length of time
    Unable to organise myself like I previously could
    Unable to think logically / sequence things or prioritise things
    Unable to remember anything short term
    Find it difficult to retain instructions


    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Trouble maintaining a complete erection

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