Lexapro and Fatigue - from FDA reports


Summary

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 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 19, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 4,234 people (8.36%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Fatigue?

Time on Lexapro when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 39.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.92 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.82 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 70.91 %
  • male: 29.09 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 2.54 %
  • 20-29: 5.41 %
  • 30-39: 10.87 %
  • 40-49: 19.83 %
  • 50-59: 25.57 %
  • 60+: 35.54 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (1,039 people, 24.54%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (429 people, 10.13%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (338 people, 7.98%)
  • Pain (313 people, 7.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (244 people, 5.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (503 people, 11.88%)
  • Xanax (440 people, 10.39%)
  • Aspirin (417 people, 9.85%)
  • Synthroid (399 people, 9.42%)
  • Zometa (376 people, 8.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,081 people, 25.53%)
  • Weakness (933 people, 22.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (869 people, 20.52%)
  • Pain (869 people, 20.52%)
  • Depression (835 people, 19.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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