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Review: could Lexapro cause Vertigo?

We study 35,619 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,307 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,315 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,531 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,307 people (6.48%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,293,812 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vertigo in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo43.75%26.68%9.38%8.65%9.13%2.16%0.24%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.04%3.95%9.50%12.88%20.60%23.98%29.05%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo11.67%53.33%31.67%3.33%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo5.88%11.76%82.35%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (783 people, 33.94%)
  2. Anxiety (305 people, 13.22%)
  3. Hypertension (134 people, 5.81%)
  4. Sleep disorder (112 people, 4.85%)
  5. Pain (110 people, 4.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (402 people, 17.43%)
  2. Ambien (341 people, 14.78%)
  3. Xanax (294 people, 12.74%)
  4. Nexium (281 people, 12.18%)
  5. Neurontin (270 people, 11.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
    Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
    I began feeling somewhat disoriented around 11am and forgeting things,became somewhat spacy, couldn't concentrate, couldn't formulate thoughts at times or words.. would forget mid sentence what I was even talking about. This continued mostly throughout the day, but got worse as the day went on. By 2pm my vision was blurring, dizziness worse and paranoia was terrible. by 3pm I was having my first full on panic attack- I would go in and out of it. Being scared to death or just couldn't calm down..I managed to drive home with the help of my brother talking me through and having me pull over for a few minutes. By 5pm it seemed to wear off.. Next day I still feel a little anxious mostly that it will happen again.. I have a bad headach as well today.

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • Began experiencing vertigo when waking from sleep 3 days ago.

    Reply

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