Lexapro and Sleepiness - from FDA reports
Sleepiness 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 Xanax, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Sleepiness 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, 20, 2017
50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,560 people (3.08%) have Sleepiness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Sleepiness *:
- < 1 month: 42.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.38 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.88 %
- 10+ years: 2.5 %
Gender of people who have Sleepiness when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 71.24 %
- male: 28.76 %
Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.08 %
- 2-9: 0.88 %
- 10-19: 4.26 %
- 20-29: 6.6 %
- 30-39: 12.23 %
- 40-49: 21.08 %
- 50-59: 25.5 %
- 60+: 29.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (466 people, 29.87%)
- Stress And Anxiety (189 people, 12.12%)
- Pain (133 people, 8.53%)
- Bipolar Disorder (96 people, 6.15%)
- High Blood Pressure (82 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (172 people, 11.03%)
- Klonopin (165 people, 10.58%)
- Seroquel (159 people, 10.19%)
- Wellbutrin (152 people, 9.74%)
- Synthroid (139 people, 8.91%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (483 people, 30.96%)
- Dizziness (268 people, 17.18%)
- Stress And Anxiety (262 people, 16.79%)
- Nausea (252 people, 16.15%)
- Depression (242 people, 15.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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