Review: could Lexapro cause Fatigue?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 1, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,107 people who take Lexapro. Among them, 2,838 have Fatigue. See who they are, when they have Fatigue and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Lexapro include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,516,578 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 34,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,739 people (8.05%) have Fatigue.
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 (966 people, 35.27%)
- Anxiety (337 people, 12.30%)
- Pain (213 people, 7.78%)
- Multiple sclerosis (180 people, 6.57%)
- Hypertension (167 people, 6.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (529 people, 19.31%)
- Ambien (451 people, 16.47%)
- Xanax (383 people, 13.98%)
- Zometa (335 people, 12.23%)
- Protonix (328 people, 11.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Struggle to focus at times, procrastinating, lack drive etc. and dizzy when bending over.
Joint pain in right elbow (last few weeks on and off), left hip (5 days ago),right hand (4 days ago),left foot (4 days ago and underneath (heel area) making it difficult to walk).
I sleep well with Circadin (melatonin based sleeping tablet)
and feet, hip do not hurt when laying down at night.
From this study (5 months ago):
Overall malaise, especially after certain foods, over exertion and sun exposure.
From this study (6 months ago):
hand stiffness. worse at night.
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