Lexapro and Skin rash - from FDA reports
Skin rash is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Skin rash 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, 28, 2017
50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 2,293 people (4.53%) have Skin Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Skin Rash *:
- < 1 month: 36.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 38.55 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.02 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.02 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 73.32 %
- male: 26.68 %
Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.06 %
- 10-19: 2.77 %
- 20-29: 6.42 %
- 30-39: 12.62 %
- 40-49: 19.59 %
- 50-59: 26.01 %
- 60+: 32.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (516 people, 22.50%)
- Stress And Anxiety (183 people, 7.98%)
- Pain (176 people, 7.68%)
- Bipolar Disorder (166 people, 7.24%)
- High Blood Pressure (163 people, 7.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (294 people, 12.82%)
- Ambien (283 people, 12.34%)
- Xanax (267 people, 11.64%)
- Lamictal (265 people, 11.56%)
- Aspirin (265 people, 11.56%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (489 people, 21.33%)
- Stress And Anxiety (460 people, 20.06%)
- Nausea (454 people, 19.80%)
- Fatigue (436 people, 19.01%)
- Itching (404 people, 17.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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