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 has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,520 Lexapro users)
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.
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||25.71%||21.43%||12.86%||15.71%||12.86%||11.43%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Lexapro * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.37%||1.50%||9.74%||9.74%||23.22%||33.33%||22.10% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||3.57%||50.00%||46.43%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||0.00%||15.38%||84.62% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (101 people, 36.59%)
- Anxiety (43 people, 15.58%)
- Pain (29 people, 10.51%)
- Insomnia (27 people, 9.78%)
- Erectile dysfunction (21 people, 7.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (66 people, 23.91%)
- Zometa (65 people, 23.55%)
- Zoloft (62 people, 22.46%)
- Ambien (58 people, 21.01%)
- Seroquel (58 people, 21.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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