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Review: could Lexapro cause Heart rate increased?

Summary: Heart rate increased is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 35,681 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 39,391 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

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Heart rate increased

Heart rate increased (latest reports from 39,610 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

Trend of Heart rate increased reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 35,681 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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    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
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    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...

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    I was on cipralex for a year. Last week a large pancreatic cyst 7 cm was found incidentally. In the past I have been hospitalized because of kidney reaction to tetracycline antibiotic

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    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Depression, and takes Lisinopril, Atorvastatin Calcium, Prednisolone, Azathioprine)
    Could anyone help, my doctor has given me citalopram for depression but I have myasthenia gravis is this ok I have read it might not be safe?

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