Lexapro and Vertigo - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Vertigo with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 21, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 3,213 people (6.2%) have Vertigo
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Vertigo *:
- < 1 month: 47.1 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.21 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.9 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.19 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.87 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.39 %
- 10+ years: 0.34 %
Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 73.27 %
- male: 26.73 %
Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.19 %
- 10-19: 2.83 %
- 20-29: 7.87 %
- 30-39: 11.84 %
- 40-49: 18.98 %
- 50-59: 24.37 %
- 60+: 33.88 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (201 people, 6.26%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (169 people, 5.26%)
- Pain (161 people, 5.01%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (139 people, 4.33%)
- Sleep Disorder (131 people, 4.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (362 people, 11.27%)
- Xanax (333 people, 10.36%)
- Nexium (293 people, 9.12%)
- Aspirin (292 people, 9.09%)
- Neurontin (291 people, 9.06%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (1,024 people, 31.87%)
- Fatigue (769 people, 23.93%)
- Headache (756 people, 23.53%)
- Weakness (730 people, 22.72%)
- Pain (572 people, 17.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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