Lexapro and High blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood sugar is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have High blood sugar with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 344 people (0.68%) have High Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Lexapro when people have High Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.17 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 66.27 %
  • male: 33.73 %

Age of people who have High Blood Sugar when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.65 %
  • 20-29: 6.19 %
  • 30-39: 15.64 %
  • 40-49: 30.29 %
  • 50-59: 26.38 %
  • 60+: 20.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (131 people, 38.08%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (82 people, 23.84%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (79 people, 22.97%)
  • Sleep Disorder (61 people, 17.73%)
  • Insomnia (55 people, 15.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (204 people, 59.30%)
  • Risperdal (90 people, 26.16%)
  • Zyprexa (80 people, 23.26%)
  • Xanax (76 people, 22.09%)
  • Abilify (68 people, 19.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (143 people, 41.57%)
  • Diabetes (122 people, 35.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (56 people, 16.28%)
  • Chest Pain (55 people, 15.99%)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis (54 people, 15.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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