Lexapro and Vertigo - from FDA reports


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 Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 18, 2017

50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 3,155 people (6.23%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Vertigo?

Time on Lexapro when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 47.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.87 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.34 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 73.32 %
  • male: 26.68 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.19 %
  • 10-19: 2.8 %
  • 20-29: 8.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.66 %
  • 40-49: 19.11 %
  • 50-59: 24.44 %
  • 60+: 33.76 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (800 people, 25.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (383 people, 12.14%)
  • High Blood Pressure (198 people, 6.28%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (163 people, 5.17%)
  • Pain (152 people, 4.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (358 people, 11.35%)
  • Xanax (327 people, 10.36%)
  • Aspirin (292 people, 9.26%)
  • Nexium (289 people, 9.16%)
  • Neurontin (285 people, 9.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,002 people, 31.76%)
  • Fatigue (747 people, 23.68%)
  • Headache (740 people, 23.45%)
  • Weakness (719 people, 22.79%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (695 people, 22.03%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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