Review: could Lexapro cause Fatigue?
We study 35,628 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,844 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue 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.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,307 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,847 people (8.00%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,543,246 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Fatigue * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Fatigue when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fatigue ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (985 people, 34.60%)
- Anxiety (351 people, 12.33%)
- Pain (218 people, 7.66%)
- Multiple sclerosis (182 people, 6.39%)
- Hypertension (171 people, 6.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (538 people, 18.90%)
- Ambien (461 people, 16.19%)
- Xanax (390 people, 13.70%)
- Zometa (348 people, 12.22%)
- Nexium (336 people, 11.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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