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 Multiple sclerosis. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 17, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 4,331 people (8.36%) have Fatigue
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Fatigue *:
- < 1 month: 40.54 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.7 %
- 10+ years: 0.39 %
Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 70.96 %
- male: 29.04 %
Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.23 %
- 10-19: 2.55 %
- 20-29: 5.36 %
- 30-39: 10.85 %
- 40-49: 19.7 %
- 50-59: 25.51 %
- 60+: 35.8 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Sclerosis (347 people, 8.01%)
- Pain (324 people, 7.48%)
- High Blood Pressure (251 people, 5.80%)
- Hepatitis C (170 people, 3.93%)
- Multiple Myeloma (169 people, 3.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (506 people, 11.68%)
- Xanax (449 people, 10.37%)
- Aspirin (417 people, 9.63%)
- Synthroid (408 people, 9.42%)
- Zometa (377 people, 8.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,107 people, 25.56%)
- Weakness (954 people, 22.03%)
- Pain (877 people, 20.25%)
- Headache (836 people, 19.30%)
- Dizziness (769 people, 17.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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