Review: could Lexapro cause Heart rate increased?
Summary: Heart rate increased is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. We study 35,806 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 382 have Heart rate increased. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate increased and more.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,520 Lexapro users)
Heart rate increased
Heart rate increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,721 Heart rate increased patients)
On Apr, 27, 2015: 35,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 382 people (1.07%) have Heart Rate Increased.
Time on Lexapro when people have Heart rate increased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart rate increased||54.17%||34.72%||0.00%||1.39%||6.94%||2.78%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro * :
|Heart rate increased||0.26%||1.03%||4.36%||8.97%||13.08%||25.64%||16.41%||30.26% |
Severity of Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart rate increased||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Heart rate increased ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (115 people, 30.10%)
- Anxiety (77 people, 20.16%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 5.76%)
- Osteoporosis (20 people, 5.24%)
- Multiple sclerosis (17 people, 4.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (65 people, 17.02%)
- Aspirin (64 people, 16.75%)
- Lasix (47 people, 12.30%)
- Abilify (37 people, 9.69%)
- Prevacid (36 people, 9.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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