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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 male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,705 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

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 39,406 users)

Erection problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Erection problems 29,386 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 35,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 275 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 problems26.09%21.74%13.04%15.94%13.04%10.14%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%1.50%9.77%9.77%23.31%33.46%21.80%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems3.70%51.85%44.44%0.00%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (101 people, 36.73%)
  2. Anxiety (43 people, 15.64%)
  3. Pain (29 people, 10.55%)
  4. Insomnia (27 people, 9.82%)
  5. Erectile dysfunction (20 people, 7.27%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 24.00%)
  2. Zometa (65 people, 23.64%)
  3. Zoloft (62 people, 22.55%)
  4. Ambien (58 people, 21.09%)
  5. Seroquel (58 people, 21.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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