Review: could Lexapro cause Erection problems?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,107 people who take Lexapro. Among them, 271 have Erection problems. See who they are, when they have Erection problems and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Lexapro include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Erection problems (latest reports from 128,897 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 34,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 271 people (0.79%) have Erection Problems.
Time on Lexapro when people have Erection problems * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erection problems||27.27%||22.73%||13.64%||15.15%||12.12%||9.09%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Lexapro * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.38%||1.53%||9.92%||9.92%||23.28%||33.59%||21.37% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||4.35%||56.52%||39.13%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||0.00%||22.22%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (98 people, 36.16%)
- Anxiety (43 people, 15.87%)
- Pain (29 people, 10.70%)
- Insomnia (26 people, 9.59%)
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 7.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (66 people, 24.35%)
- Zometa (65 people, 23.99%)
- Zoloft (62 people, 22.88%)
- Ambien (58 people, 21.40%)
- Seroquel (58 people, 21.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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