Lexapro and Fatigue - from FDA reports
Fatigue 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. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,584 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 20, 2017
47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 4,011 people (8.43%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 40.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.94 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.07 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.31 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.77 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.43 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 70.99 %
- male: 29.01 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.25 %
- 10-19: 2.57 %
- 20-29: 5.51 %
- 30-39: 10.67 %
- 40-49: 20.12 %
- 50-59: 25.69 %
- 60+: 35.2 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (994 people, 24.78%)
- Stress And Anxiety (401 people, 10.00%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (319 people, 7.95%)
- Pain (295 people, 7.35%)
- High Blood Pressure (230 people, 5.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (489 people, 12.19%)
- Xanax (427 people, 10.65%)
- Aspirin (417 people, 10.40%)
- Synthroid (380 people, 9.47%)
- Zometa (375 people, 9.35%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,029 people, 25.65%)
- Weakness (892 people, 22.24%)
- Pain (849 people, 21.17%)
- Stress And Anxiety (840 people, 20.94%)
- Depression (807 people, 20.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Fatigue when taking Lexapro?
Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,189 users)
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I just started Lexpro 5 days ago. I was suffering from general anxiety and social anxiety. I am taking 10 MG daily and am suppose to up my dose to the 20 MG on day 7. I take it around 6pm every night. I have not been feeling myself since starting it. I feel very zombified and my emotions are ...
I just started it almost a month and a half ago, but it's really helping my depression and I don't want to stop and wait and try other medications, but I've started having dermatillomania and not being able to sleep at night. Is this something I can wait out and try to control or should I find ...
I'm 16 and a virgin so therefore I am not pregnant On september after my period I ended up at the ER due to vomiting and a Urinary Tract Infection and now I missed my period I was suppose to get it the 1st of this month on the second week I stained myself and it was blood and then the next day ...
I had my dose of lexapro increased from 15 mg. to 20 mg. After which I started having extreme restlessness, high levels of anxiety, bad thoughts of hopelessness and acute depression. I was given cogentin to stop the moving and restlessness but it's not really working.
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