Lexapro and Insomnia - from FDA reports
Insomnia is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,584 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 26, 2017
47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,206 people (4.64%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 44.16 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.82 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.47 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.19 %
- 10+ years: 1.82 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 71.02 %
- male: 28.98 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.17 %
- 2-9: 0.17 %
- 10-19: 3.12 %
- 20-29: 8.35 %
- 30-39: 12.5 %
- 40-49: 24.32 %
- 50-59: 26.31 %
- 60+: 25.06 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (726 people, 32.91%)
- Stress And Anxiety (305 people, 13.83%)
- Sleep Disorder (161 people, 7.30%)
- Pain (154 people, 6.98%)
- High Blood Pressure (117 people, 5.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (352 people, 15.96%)
- Ambien (348 people, 15.78%)
- Seroquel (304 people, 13.78%)
- Cymbalta (290 people, 13.15%)
- Zometa (246 people, 11.15%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (818 people, 37.08%)
- Depression (643 people, 29.15%)
- Fatigue (516 people, 23.39%)
- Nausea (501 people, 22.71%)
- Pain (487 people, 22.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I just started Lexpro 5 days ago. I was suffering from general anxiety and social anxiety. I am taking 10 MG daily and am suppose to up my dose to the 20 MG on day 7. I take it around 6pm every night. I have not been feeling myself since starting it. I feel very zombified and my emotions are ...
I just started it almost a month and a half ago, but it's really helping my depression and I don't want to stop and wait and try other medications, but I've started having dermatillomania and not being able to sleep at night. Is this something I can wait out and try to control or should I find ...
I had my dose of lexapro increased from 15 mg. to 20 mg. After which I started having extreme restlessness, high levels of anxiety, bad thoughts of hopelessness and acute depression. I was given cogentin to stop the moving and restlessness but it's not really working.
I take 10 MG of Lexapro a day. Xanax as needed. I drug tested via swab last week and it came back positive for meth and amphetamines. Neither have i ever used in my life. The only other drug I took was a Zytrec D. I am baffled and need answers
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