Login    Sign up

eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community


All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Tools       Community       Reviews       Q&As       Apps       Professionals
Home > Lexapro > Loss of appetite > Lexapro and Loss of appetite

Review: could Lexapro cause Loss of appetite (Appetite - decreased)?

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.

We study 35,681 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 736 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Lexapro and have Loss of appetite >>>

Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,391 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Trend of lexapro reports

Loss of appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 52,018 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

Trend of Loss of appetite reports

On Nov, 13, 2014: 35,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 736 people (2.06%) have Loss Of Appetite.

Trend of Loss of appetite in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Loss of appetite * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of appetite48.84%33.72%6.98%8.14%2.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of appetite0.15%0.00%1.89%4.07%6.10%22.38%26.31%39.10%

Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of appetite0.00%56.25%25.00%18.75%

How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of appetite0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (174 people, 23.64%)
  2. Anxiety (56 people, 7.61%)
  3. Hypertension (50 people, 6.79%)
  4. Pain (37 people, 5.03%)
  5. Breast cancer (34 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (146 people, 19.84%)
  2. Xanax (131 people, 17.80%)
  3. Aspirin (129 people, 17.53%)
  4. Ambien (117 people, 15.90%)
  5. Aredia (102 people, 13.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Loss Of Appetite while taking Lexapro?

You are not alone! Join a mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Lexapro and have Loss Of Appetite
- support group for people who take Lexapro
- support group for people who have Loss Of Appetite

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause:

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.

  • Can my eye twitch be because of lexapro?
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Eyelid Twitch, Muscle Twitching, Twitch - Eyelid, and takes Clonazepam, Lexapro)
    So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my ...

  • My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...

  • Has anybody who is on cipralex or lexapro been diagnosed with pancreatic cyst❓
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Pancreatic Cyst, and takes Lexapro)
    I was on cipralex for a year. Last week a large pancreatic cyst 7 cm was found incidentally. In the past I have been hospitalized because of kidney reaction to tetracycline antibiotic

  • My doctor prescribed citalopram for depression but l have myasthenia gravis is the ol
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Depression, and takes Lisinopril, Atorvastatin Calcium, Prednisolone, Azathioprine)
    Could anyone help, my doctor has given me citalopram for depression but I have myasthenia gravis is this ok I have read it might not be safe?

More questions for: Lexapro, Loss of appetite

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Lexapro and memory loss
    (Posted by a 23 year old woman who has PTSD, Anxiety Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, and takes Lexapro)
    I actually have no idea what other medicine I was on the week I took Lexapro, it was back at the end of February 2014 right before I checked myself into the psych hospital. I formed no memory for a whole week just because of one drug! My friends and family tell me what happened that week and I have ...

  • Patients having false positives while on remeron
    (Posted by a 43 year old man who has False Positive Drug Test While On Probation Or Parole, and takes Sonata, Lunesta, Diazepam, Prozac, Lexapro, Ambien, Remeron )
    I have had a few patients complain they are failing drug tests for Amphetamines while on remeron, and have claimed to have not used any type of Amphetamine or any (Mixed Salts). These patients are all or were on probation, parole, or under some stipulation. Iv realized most of these patients are tak ...

  • Yes, lexapro does cause tinnitus!
    (Posted by a 67 year old woman who has Tinnitus, and takes Lexapro)
    Whenever I forget to take my Lexapro in the morning, I get a high pitched ringing in my ears which starts around 1:00 pm, which won't go away until a few hours after I take the drug. Once I was out of the medication and I almost screamed because the ringing got so bad! I don't think it is as "rare" ...

  • Lithium constipation and tremor
    (Posted by a 56 year old woman who has Constipation, and takes Lexapro)
    After taking Lithium Carb for about three months, I realize I've been moderately constipated for several weeks. I also have been nauseous and suddenly realize that it's probably related to the nausea and maybe the cause of it.

  • Fibromyalgia & related health issues
    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Aortic Valve Disease, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Depression, Insomnia, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Deficiency - Vitamin D, Migraine With Aura, Anxiety, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and takes Opana Er, Norco, Temazepam, Lorazepam, Coreg Cr, Benicar, Norvasc, Clonidine, Hydrochlorothiazide, Lamictal, Lexapro, Phenergan)
    Fibromyalgia dx after pregnancy of only child at 42/other dx followed and seem to be in conjunction. heart issues did not appear until after the use of fibro meds- cymbalta, lyrica, neurontin, and more. had 1 seizure believed to be related to seretonin syndrome/years and years of mistreatment by doc ...

More reviews for: Lexapro, Loss of appetite

Recent related drug studies (Check your drugs):

More related studies for: Lexapro, Loss of appetite

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

48 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent updates:

- Could Sertraline cause Spinal Stenosis? (1 second ago)

- Ranitidine Hydrochloride, Sumavel Dosepro drug interactions (2 seconds ago)

- Could Cisplatin cause N-terminal Prohormone Brain Natriuretic Peptide Increased? (3 seconds ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Huntington's Disease and Constipation

- Eliquis and Rosacea

- Pulmonary Fibrosis and Oxaliplatin

- Xyrem

- Sinusitis

 

Recent Q&As

- Has anyone else thought they were having a heart attack?
I am 26, and have been on Vyvanse for about 8 months. I am ... (3 hours ago)


- Are xarelto and eylea compatible
I get eyelea injections in my eye for wet macular degenera ... (3 hours ago)


- Can nuvigil (vs adderall) be used simultaneously to help wean off 60mg/day of adderall?
I have been on Adderall 30mg 2x daily for years!! I've had ... (4 hours ago)

 

Recent user reviews

- Amitriptyline involuntary eye movements
I've began having sparatic involuntary eye movements a few ... (15 hours ago)


- Hair loss with enbrel
I have been on Enbrel for 4 months and started seeing sign ... (1 day ago)


- Jaw pain and naproxen
Taking naproxen for pain relief of mortons neuromas. 500 m ... (2 days ago)

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.