Lexapro and Loss of appetite - from FDA reports


Summary

Loss of appetite 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 Zometa, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Loss of appetite 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, 27, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,116 people (2.2%) have Loss Of Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Lexapro when people have Loss Of Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 55.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.49 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.9 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.3 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 69.67 %
  • male: 30.33 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 2.8 %
  • 20-29: 4.63 %
  • 30-39: 6.89 %
  • 40-49: 17.98 %
  • 50-59: 25.83 %
  • 60+: 41.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (245 people, 21.95%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (95 people, 8.51%)
  • High Blood Pressure (80 people, 7.17%)
  • Pain (65 people, 5.82%)
  • Hepatitis C (59 people, 5.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (178 people, 15.95%)
  • Ambien (161 people, 14.43%)
  • Xanax (157 people, 14.07%)
  • Synthroid (129 people, 11.56%)
  • Neurontin (121 people, 10.84%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (508 people, 45.52%)
  • Weight Decreased (379 people, 33.96%)
  • Fatigue (374 people, 33.51%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (344 people, 30.82%)
  • Diarrhea (333 people, 29.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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