Review: could Lexapro cause Forgetfulness (Memory loss)?
Summary: Forgetfulness is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression.
We study 35,789 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,335 have Forgetfulness. Find out below who they are, when they have Forgetfulness and more.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,506 Lexapro users)
Forgetfulness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 63,469 Forgetfulness patients)
On Apr, 16, 2015: 35,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 1,335 people (3.73%) have Forgetfulness.
Time on Lexapro when people have Forgetfulness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Forgetfulness when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Forgetfulness when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Forgetfulness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (537 people, 40.22%)
- Anxiety (184 people, 13.78%)
- Pain (147 people, 11.01%)
- Insomnia (119 people, 8.91%)
- Sleep disorder (108 people, 8.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (313 people, 23.45%)
- Xanax (211 people, 15.81%)
- Aspirin (209 people, 15.66%)
- Nexium (203 people, 15.21%)
- Neurontin (190 people, 14.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of side effects of Lexapro for a 15-year old girl with Depression. The patient has Yawning - Excessive
- A study of drug interactions between Daytrana, Lorazepam, Lexapro, Risperdal for a 27-year old woman with ADHD, Anxiety, Major Depression, Depression. The patient has Thinking Slowed, Tingling And Numbness, Memory Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Protonix, Neurontin, Abilify, Lexapro, Lamictal, Humira for a 56-year old man with Acid Reflux, Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Psoriasis.
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