Review: could Lexapro cause Vertigo?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,107 people who take Lexapro. Among them, 2,304 have Vertigo. See who they are, when they have Vertigo and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Lexapro include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Vertigo (latest reports from 1,270,319 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 34,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 2,216 people (6.51%) have Vertigo.
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 (771 people, 34.79%)
- Anxiety (299 people, 13.49%)
- Hypertension (132 people, 5.96%)
- Sleep disorder (110 people, 4.96%)
- Pain (107 people, 4.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (389 people, 17.55%)
- Ambien (336 people, 15.16%)
- Xanax (290 people, 13.09%)
- Nexium (274 people, 12.36%)
- Neurontin (263 people, 11.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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