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Review: could Lexapro cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,681 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,311 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,382 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Trend of lexapro reports

Vertigo

Vertigo (latest reports from 1,294,614 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Vertigo reports

On Oct, 26, 2014: 35,665 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,310 people (6.48%) have Vertigo.

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
Vertigo43.68%26.49%9.31%8.59%9.31%2.15%0.48%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.04%3.94%9.53%12.91%20.61%23.95%29.02%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo11.11%55.56%30.16%3.17%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo5.26%10.53%84.21%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (784 people, 33.94%)
  2. Anxiety (305 people, 13.20%)
  3. Hypertension (134 people, 5.80%)
  4. Sleep disorder (112 people, 4.85%)
  5. Pain (111 people, 4.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (402 people, 17.40%)
  2. Ambien (341 people, 14.76%)
  3. Xanax (294 people, 12.73%)
  4. Nexium (281 people, 12.16%)
  5. Neurontin (270 people, 11.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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