Review: could Lexapro cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Shortness of breath 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 35,789 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,111 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,506 Lexapro users)
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. (latest reports from 165,511 Shortness of breath patients)
On Apr, 15, 2015: 35,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,111 people (5.90%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Lexapro when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||33.54%||20.50%||9.32%||13.04%||18.01%||4.97%||0.62% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Lexapro * :
|Shortness of breath||0.05%||0.16%||1.58%||9.12%||10.33%||18.87%||26.88%||33.00% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||16.67%||61.11%||22.22%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||11.11%||11.11%||77.78% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (444 people, 21.03%)
- Anxiety (218 people, 10.33%)
- Hypertension (136 people, 6.44%)
- Pain (121 people, 5.73%)
- Multiple myeloma (91 people, 4.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (401 people, 19.00%)
- Ambien (374 people, 17.72%)
- Zometa (361 people, 17.10%)
- Nexium (349 people, 16.53%)
- Xanax (309 people, 14.64%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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