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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Insomnia 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 Oct, 20, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,341 people (4.52%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 43.36 %
- 1 - 6 months: 24.83 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.2 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.94 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.83 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.1 %
- 10+ years: 1.75 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 71.29 %
- male: 28.71 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.16 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 3.15 %
- 20-29: 8.08 %
- 30-39: 12.64 %
- 40-49: 24.13 %
- 50-59: 26.63 %
- 60+: 25.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (168 people, 7.18%)
- Sleep Disorder (167 people, 7.13%)
- High Blood Pressure (122 people, 5.21%)
- Bipolar Disorder (117 people, 5.00%)
- Quit Smoking (114 people, 4.87%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (364 people, 15.55%)
- Ambien (361 people, 15.42%)
- Cymbalta (313 people, 13.37%)
- Seroquel (308 people, 13.16%)
- Zometa (246 people, 10.51%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (555 people, 23.71%)
- Nausea (533 people, 22.77%)
- Pain (497 people, 21.23%)
- Headache (490 people, 20.93%)
- Dizziness (443 people, 18.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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