Lexapro and Heart rate increased - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Heart rate increased with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 494 people (0.95%) have Heart rate increased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Heart rate increased *:
- < 1 month: 58.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.03 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.35 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.41 %
- 2 - 5 years: 6.76 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.35 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 73.4 %
- male: 26.6 %
Age of people who have Heart rate increased when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.25 %
- 2-9: 0.74 %
- 10-19: 3.94 %
- 20-29: 8.87 %
- 30-39: 11.08 %
- 40-49: 23.15 %
- 50-59: 19.7 %
- 60+: 32.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (25 people, 5.06%)
- High Blood Pressure (25 people, 5.06%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 4.86%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (24 people, 4.86%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (24 people, 4.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (55 people, 11.13%)
- Lasix (51 people, 10.32%)
- Aspirin (51 people, 10.32%)
- Prevacid (37 people, 7.49%)
- Klonopin (37 people, 7.49%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (142 people, 28.74%)
- Dizziness (112 people, 22.67%)
- Fatigue (107 people, 21.66%)
- Nausea (105 people, 21.26%)
- Weakness (96 people, 19.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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