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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Loose bowel movements 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 Sep, 20, 2017

51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,875 people (5.55%) 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: 44.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.84 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.95 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Loose bowel movements when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 75.54 %
  • male: 24.46 %

Age of people who have Loose bowel movements when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.43 %
  • 10-19: 2.31 %
  • 20-29: 4.91 %
  • 30-39: 8.58 %
  • 40-49: 18.23 %
  • 50-59: 25.79 %
  • 60+: 39.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (233 people, 8.10%)
  • Pain (232 people, 8.07%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (161 people, 5.60%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (149 people, 5.18%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (146 people, 5.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (365 people, 12.70%)
  • Ambien (339 people, 11.79%)
  • Aspirin (320 people, 11.13%)
  • Zometa (300 people, 10.43%)
  • Nexium (293 people, 10.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,112 people, 38.68%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (835 people, 29.04%)
  • Fatigue (654 people, 22.75%)
  • Pain (567 people, 19.72%)
  • Abdominal Pain (523 people, 18.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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