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Review: could Lexapro cause Gas - flatulence?

Summary: Gas - flatulence could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Synthroid, and have Depression.

We study 35,504 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Gas - flatulence. Find out below who they are, when they have Gas - flatulence and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Gas - flatulence

Gas - flatulence (act of expelling air from the intestine through anus) (latest reports from 676 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Gas - Flatulence. They amount to 0.61% of all the 661 people who have Gas - Flatulence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gas - flatulence in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Gas - flatulence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gas - flatulence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Gas - flatulence when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gas - flatulence0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%25.00%

Severity of Gas - flatulence when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gas - flatulence0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Gas - flatulence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Cholesterol (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Thyroid adenoma (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Potassium - low (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (3 people, 75.00%)
  2. Klor-con m10 (1 people, 25.00%)
  3. Evista (1 people, 25.00%)
  4. Allopurinol (1 people, 25.00%)
  5. Lipitor (1 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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