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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Loss of appetite 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, 1,137 people (2.19%) have Loss of appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Loss of appetite?

Time on Lexapro when people have Loss of appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 53.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.79 %
  • 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: 69.88 %
  • male: 30.12 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 2.86 %
  • 20-29: 4.55 %
  • 30-39: 7.09 %
  • 40-49: 17.67 %
  • 50-59: 25.82 %
  • 60+: 41.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (83 people, 7.30%)
  • Pain (68 people, 5.98%)
  • Hepatitis C (59 people, 5.19%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (53 people, 4.66%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (52 people, 4.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (179 people, 15.74%)
  • Ambien (162 people, 14.25%)
  • Xanax (158 people, 13.90%)
  • Synthroid (130 people, 11.43%)
  • Neurontin (122 people, 10.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (517 people, 45.47%)
  • Weight Decreased (387 people, 34.04%)
  • Fatigue (387 people, 34.04%)
  • Diarrhea (337 people, 29.64%)
  • Weakness (306 people, 26.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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