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Review: could Lexapro cause Heart rate increased?

We study 35,628 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

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,331 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Heart rate increased

Heart Rate Increased (latest reports from 212,612 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 35,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 382 people (1.07%) have Heart Rate Increased.

Trend of Heart rate increased in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Heart rate increased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart rate increased54.17%34.72%0.00%1.39%6.94%2.78%0.00%

Age of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart rate increased0.26%1.03%4.36%8.97%13.08%25.64%16.41%30.26%

Severity of Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heart rate increased0.00%25.00%75.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Heart rate increased ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (115 people, 30.10%)
  2. Anxiety (77 people, 20.16%)
  3. Hypertension (22 people, 5.76%)
  4. Osteoporosis (20 people, 5.24%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (17 people, 4.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (65 people, 17.02%)
  2. Aspirin (64 people, 16.75%)
  3. Lasix (47 people, 12.30%)
  4. Abilify (37 people, 9.69%)
  5. Prevacid (36 people, 9.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    nurse14 on Aug, 27, 2014:

    Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!

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