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 47,584 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 17, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 3,002 people (6.31%) have Vertigo


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Vertigo?

Time on Lexapro when people have Vertigo *:

  • < 1 month: 47.4 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.08 %
  • 10+ years: 0.35 %

Gender of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 73.24 %
  • male: 26.76 %

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 2.83 %
  • 20-29: 7.98 %
  • 30-39: 11.5 %
  • 40-49: 19.35 %
  • 50-59: 24.74 %
  • 60+: 33.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (763 people, 25.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (351 people, 11.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (185 people, 6.16%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (154 people, 5.13%)
  • Pain (138 people, 4.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (349 people, 11.63%)
  • Xanax (316 people, 10.53%)
  • Aspirin (292 people, 9.73%)
  • Nexium (277 people, 9.23%)
  • Neurontin (277 people, 9.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (942 people, 31.38%)
  • Headache (717 people, 23.88%)
  • Fatigue (704 people, 23.45%)
  • Weakness (699 people, 23.28%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (662 people, 22.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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