Review: could Lexapro cause Hallucination?
We study 35,619 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 429 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Lexapro and have Hallucination >>>
Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,301 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) (latest reports from 168,358 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, parkinson's disease, quit smoking.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 429 people (1.20%) have Hallucination. They amount to 0.25% of all the 168,899 people who have Hallucination on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Hallucination * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Hallucination when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hallucination ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (214 people, 49.88%)
- Anxiety (63 people, 14.69%)
- Pain (54 people, 12.59%)
- Restless legs syndrome (38 people, 8.86%)
- Hypertension (33 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (130 people, 30.30%)
- Wellbutrin (101 people, 23.54%)
- Xanax (90 people, 20.98%)
- Cymbalta (86 people, 20.05%)
- Klonopin (80 people, 18.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Lexapro and have Hallucination
- group for people who take Lexapro
- group for people who have Hallucination
Comments from related studies:
From this study (8 months ago):
pAITIEN IS A RECOVERING DRUG ADDICT FROM cRACK COCAINE. no COCAINE WAS FOUND IN PATIENTS SYSTEM
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Lexapro, Hallucination
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Patients having false positives while on remeron
I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are tak ...
On the 20th of August 2012 I fell downstairs and broke my left arm/shoulder and ribs. I also had many open cuts from my elbow to my wrist; the whole arm and hand was severely swollen; huge purple marks on arm thigh and chest. These have all healed. However the arm/shoulder has healed out of joint an ...
- Yes, lexapro does cause tinnitus!
Whenever I forget to take my Lexapro in the morning, I get a high pitched ringing in my ears which starts around 1:00 pm, which won't go away until a few hours after I take the drug. Once I was out of the medication and I almost screamed because the ringing got so bad! I don't think it is as "rare" ...
More reviews for: Lexapro, Hallucination
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Lexapro is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Lexapro used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.