Review: could Lexapro cause Syncope Vasovagal?


Summary

Syncope vasovagal 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 Ativan, and have Depression . We study 41,076 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Syncope vasovagal. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope vasovagal and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 43,172 users)

Syncope Vasovagal

Syncope vasovagal (malfunction in the parts of the nervous system leads to consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) has been reported by people with weight decreased, multiple chemical sensitivity, dry mouth, foot, leg, and ankle swelling, night sweats (latest reports from 1,501 Syncope vasovagal patients).

On Aug, 20, 2016

41,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 13 people (0.03%) have Syncope Vasovagal


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Syncope vasovagal?

Time on Lexapro when people have Syncope Vasovagal *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Syncope Vasovagal when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

Age of people who have Syncope Vasovagal when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 16.67 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.33 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 58.33 %

Severity if Syncope Vasovagal when taking Lexapro **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Syncope Vasovagal **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people)
  • Insomnia (3 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)
  • Anger (2 people)
  • Alpha Haemolytic Streptococcal Infection (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (4 people)
  • Ativan (4 people)
  • Neupogen (3 people)
  • Flagyl (3 people)
  • Cancidas (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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