Lexapro and Forgetfulness - from FDA reports


Summary

Forgetfulness 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 . We study 47,584 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 1,660 have Forgetfulness. Find out below who they are, when they have Forgetfulness and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,144 users)

Forgetfulness

Forgetfulness has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,178 Forgetfulness patients).

On Feb, 17, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,660 people (3.49%) have Forgetfulness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Forgetfulness?

Time on Lexapro when people have Forgetfulness *:

  • < 1 month: 38.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.81 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Forgetfulness when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 67.33 %
  • male: 32.67 %

Age of people who have Forgetfulness when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 2.66 %
  • 20-29: 8.79 %
  • 30-39: 12.26 %
  • 40-49: 21.13 %
  • 50-59: 26.61 %
  • 60+: 28.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (512 people, 30.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (203 people, 12.23%)
  • Pain (167 people, 10.06%)
  • Sleep Disorder (123 people, 7.41%)
  • Insomnia (110 people, 6.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (300 people, 18.07%)
  • Xanax (231 people, 13.92%)
  • Nexium (199 people, 11.99%)
  • Neurontin (195 people, 11.75%)
  • Seroquel (169 people, 10.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (473 people, 28.49%)
  • Fatigue (385 people, 23.19%)
  • Depression (385 people, 23.19%)
  • Pain (376 people, 22.65%)
  • Headache (347 people, 20.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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