Could Lexapro cause Hallucination - from FDA reports
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.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,024 users)
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:
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%)
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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.
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