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Review: could Lexapro cause Heart rate increased?

Summary: Heart rate increased could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 35,510 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 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Heart rate increased

Heart rate increased (latest reports from 210,161 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 382 people (1.08%) have Heart Rate Increased. They amount to 0.18% of all the 209,824 people who have Heart Rate Increased on eHealthMe.

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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