Review: could Lexapro cause Erection problems?
We study 35,619 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 (latest outcomes from 39,315 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Erection problems (latest reports from 131,733 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 275 people (0.77%) have Erection Problems. They amount to 0.21% of all the 131,820 people who have Erection Problems on eHealthMe.
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||26.09%||21.74%||13.04%||15.94%||13.04%||10.14%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Lexapro * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.38%||1.50%||9.77%||9.77%||23.31%||33.46%||21.80% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||3.70%||51.85%||44.44%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||0.00%||16.67%||83.33% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (101 people, 36.73%)
- Anxiety (43 people, 15.64%)
- Pain (29 people, 10.55%)
- Insomnia (27 people, 9.82%)
- Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 7.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (66 people, 24.00%)
- Zometa (65 people, 23.64%)
- Zoloft (62 people, 22.55%)
- Seroquel (58 people, 21.09%)
- Ambien (58 people, 21.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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