Could Lexapro cause Hallucination - from FDA reports


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 50,392 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 505 have Hallucination. Find out below who they are, when they have Hallucination and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,024 users)

Hallucination

Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present) has been reported by people with depression, pain, parkinson's disease, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 35,319 Hallucination patients).

On Nov, 26, 2016

50,392 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 505 people (1.0%) have Hallucination


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Hallucination?

Time on Lexapro when people have Hallucination *:

  • < 1 month: 21.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.96 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.93 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hallucination when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 70.04 %
  • male: 29.96 %

Age of people who have Hallucination when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.11 %
  • 10-19: 6.41 %
  • 20-29: 2.51 %
  • 30-39: 11.7 %
  • 40-49: 17.83 %
  • 50-59: 24.51 %
  • 60+: 35.93 %

Severity of Hallucination **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (99 people, 19.60%)
  • Wellbutrin (91 people, 18.02%)
  • Xanax (86 people, 17.03%)
  • Cymbalta (74 people, 14.65%)
  • Synthroid (65 people, 12.87%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Lexapro, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Stress And Anxiety (59 people, 11.68%)
  • Pain (52 people, 10.30%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (31 people, 6.14%)
  • High Blood Pressure (30 people, 5.94%)
  • Sleep Disorder (28 people, 5.54%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (121 people, 23.96%)
  • Insomnia (121 people, 23.96%)
  • Depression (108 people, 21.39%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (102 people, 20.20%)
  • Confusional State (100 people, 19.80%)

* 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.

Do you have Hallucination when taking Lexapro?

Browse all side effects of Lexapro

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Hallucination

Hallucination

Could your condition cause Hallucination

Hallucination

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Lexapro, Hallucination

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Lexapro, Hallucination