Review: could Lexapro cause Vertigo?
Summary: Vertigo could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 35,504 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,304 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,304 people (6.52%) have Vertigo. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,286,422 people who have Vertigo on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Vertigo * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro * :
Severity of Vertigo when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Vertigo ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (782 people, 33.94%)
- Anxiety (304 people, 13.19%)
- Hypertension (134 people, 5.82%)
- Sleep disorder (111 people, 4.82%)
- Pain (110 people, 4.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (402 people, 17.45%)
- Ambien (341 people, 14.80%)
- Xanax (294 people, 12.76%)
- Nexium (281 people, 12.20%)
- Neurontin (270 people, 11.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Related topic: Lexapro, Vertigo
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On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Lexapro is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (8 months ago):
Began experiencing vertigo when waking from sleep 3 days ago.
From this study (2 years ago):
Please give drug interactions, side effects of all drugs together, severe or slight interactions, any other information. I've been ill for approx 3 years and having severe drug sensitivities!
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