Lexapro and Loose bowel movements - from FDA reports


Summary

Loose bowel movements is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Loose bowel movements 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, 20, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,815 people (5.56%) have Loose Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Loose bowel movements?

Time on Lexapro when people have Loose Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 43.59 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.56 %
  • 10+ years: 7.05 %

Gender of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 75.53 %
  • male: 24.47 %

Age of people who have Loose Bowel Movements when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 2.34 %
  • 20-29: 4.98 %
  • 30-39: 8.5 %
  • 40-49: 18.29 %
  • 50-59: 25.83 %
  • 60+: 39.53 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (585 people, 20.78%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (292 people, 10.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (229 people, 8.13%)
  • Pain (228 people, 8.10%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (156 people, 5.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (358 people, 12.72%)
  • Ambien (335 people, 11.90%)
  • Aspirin (320 people, 11.37%)
  • Zometa (300 people, 10.66%)
  • Nexium (288 people, 10.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,093 people, 38.83%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (822 people, 29.20%)
  • Fatigue (640 people, 22.74%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (632 people, 22.45%)
  • Pain (565 people, 20.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Lexapro

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