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Review: could Lexapro cause Hallucination (Hallucinations)?

Summary: Hallucination is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 35,789 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 428 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,506 Lexapro users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, quit smoking, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 30,204 Hallucination patients)

On Apr, 1, 2015: 35,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 429 people (1.20%) have Hallucination.

Trend of Hallucination in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Hallucination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hallucination14.97%33.33%6.12%12.24%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hallucination0.00%0.78%14.55%1.82%8.05%18.96%25.19%30.65%

Severity of Hallucination when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hallucination0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Hallucination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hallucination100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (214 people, 49.88%)
  2. Anxiety (63 people, 14.69%)
  3. Pain (54 people, 12.59%)
  4. Restless legs syndrome (38 people, 8.86%)
  5. Hypertension (33 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (130 people, 30.30%)
  2. Wellbutrin (101 people, 23.54%)
  3. Xanax (90 people, 20.98%)
  4. Cymbalta (86 people, 20.05%)
  5. Klonopin (80 people, 18.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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