Lexapro and Insomnia - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Lexapro cause Insomnia?

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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