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Review: could Lexapro cause High blood sugar (Hyperglycemia)?

Summary: High blood sugar is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.

We study 35,681 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 313 have High blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood sugar and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,382 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

High blood sugar

High blood sugar (high blood sugar) (latest reports from 144,585 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 35,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 313 people (0.88%) have High Blood Sugar.

Trend of High blood sugar in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have High blood sugar * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood sugar9.09%48.48%9.09%12.12%15.15%6.06%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood sugar when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%0.62%5.90%14.91%28.26%31.99%18.32%

Severity of High blood sugar when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood sugar0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood sugar ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood sugar0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (140 people, 44.73%)
  2. Bipolar disorder (91 people, 29.07%)
  3. Anxiety (79 people, 25.24%)
  4. Sleep disorder (77 people, 24.60%)
  5. Insomnia (60 people, 19.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (229 people, 73.16%)
  2. Risperdal (94 people, 30.03%)
  3. Zyprexa (80 people, 25.56%)
  4. Xanax (71 people, 22.68%)
  5. Abilify (71 people, 22.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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