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 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 26, 2017
50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,305 people (4.55%) have Insomnia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Insomnia *:
- < 1 month: 43.66 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.23 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.99 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.61 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.76 %
- 10+ years: 1.76 %
Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 71.37 %
- male: 28.63 %
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.16 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 3.02 %
- 20-29: 8.18 %
- 30-39: 12.63 %
- 40-49: 24.38 %
- 50-59: 26.41 %
- 60+: 25.04 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (747 people, 32.41%)
- Stress And Anxiety (325 people, 14.10%)
- Sleep Disorder (166 people, 7.20%)
- Pain (162 people, 7.03%)
- High Blood Pressure (121 people, 5.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (360 people, 15.62%)
- Ambien (356 people, 15.44%)
- Seroquel (306 people, 13.28%)
- Cymbalta (303 people, 13.15%)
- Zometa (246 people, 10.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (849 people, 36.83%)
- Depression (662 people, 28.72%)
- Fatigue (541 people, 23.47%)
- Nausea (523 people, 22.69%)
- Pain (495 people, 21.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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