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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 Risperdal, and have Depression.

We study 35,756 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 has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,466 Lexapro 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 high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 1,510 Syncope vasovagal patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 35,756 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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  • From this study (6 months ago):

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

    Reply

    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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