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 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:
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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Do you have Fatigue when taking Lexapro?
Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 57,435 users)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, depression (latest reports from 389,076 Fatigue patients).
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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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