Review: could Lexapro cause Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness?


Summary

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 48,981 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,988 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 52,596 users)

Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, weakness, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 346,068 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

48,981 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 3,988 people (8.14%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Time on Lexapro when people have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness *:

  • < 1 month: 28.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 3.0 %

Gender of people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 71.06 %
  • male: 28.94 %

Age of people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 2.7 %
  • 20-29: 5.77 %
  • 30-39: 11.2 %
  • 40-49: 20.48 %
  • 50-59: 25.23 %
  • 60+: 34.36 %

Severity if Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness when taking Lexapro **:

  • least: 5.63 %
  • moderate: 47.89 %
  • severe: 38.73 %
  • most severe: 7.75 %

How people recovered from Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 4.88 %
  • not yet: 95.12 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,039 people, 26.05%)
  • Anxiety (409 people, 10.26%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (290 people, 7.27%)
  • Pain (288 people, 7.22%)
  • Hypertension (222 people, 5.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (489 people, 12.26%)
  • Xanax (435 people, 10.91%)
  • Aspirin (422 people, 10.58%)
  • Synthroid (378 people, 9.48%)
  • Zometa (372 people, 9.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (988 people, 24.77%)
  • Pain (837 people, 20.99%)
  • Depression (807 people, 20.24%)
  • Headache (773 people, 19.38%)
  • Anxiety (762 people, 19.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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