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Review: could Lexapro cause Syncope vasovagal?

We study 35,628 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Syncope vasovagal. Find out below who they are, when they have Syncope vasovagal and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,339 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Syncope vasovagal

Syncope Vasovagal (malfunction in the parts of the nervous system leads to consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone) (latest reports from 7,083 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 35,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 12 people (0.03%) have Syncope Vasovagal.

Trend of Syncope vasovagal in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Syncope vasovagal * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Syncope vasovagal75.00%8.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Syncope vasovagal0.00%0.00%11.76%0.00%0.00%5.88%5.88%76.47%

Severity of Syncope vasovagal when taking Lexapro ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Syncope vasovagal ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (10 people, 83.33%)
  2. Insomnia (8 people, 66.67%)
  3. Alpha haemolytic streptococcal infection (2 people, 16.67%)
  4. Anger (2 people, 16.67%)
  5. Anxiety (2 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Risperdal (9 people, 75.00%)
  2. Ambien cr (8 people, 66.67%)
  3. Sotalol hcl (8 people, 66.67%)
  4. Avapro (8 people, 66.67%)
  5. Ativan (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • seems to black out standing up after bowel movements but not always.

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    nurse14 on Aug, 27, 2014:

    Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!

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