Lexapro and Calcium drug interactions - from FDA reports

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Calcium together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,310 people who take Lexapro and Calcium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jan, 18, 2019

1,310 people who take Lexapro, Calcium are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Calcium drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  1. Adverse event
  2. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  3. Suicidal ideation
  4. Condition
  5. Abdominal discomfort
  6. Apnoea (suspension of external breathing)
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  8. Biliary dilatation
  9. Blood alkaline phosphatase increased
  10. Blood creatinine increased
1 - 6 months:
  1. Hallucination, visual (seeing things that aren't there)
  2. Heart rate irregular
  3. Hypersensitivity
  4. Impaired driving ability
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Iron deficiency anaemia
  7. Loss of consciousness
  8. Lymphocyte count decreased
  9. Macular degeneration (painless eye condition that leads to the gradual loss of central vision)
  10. Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
  2. Rash
1 - 2 years:
  1. Cardiac arrest
  2. Condition
  3. Cystitis interstitial (unknown cause characterized by bladder pain)
  4. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  5. Heart rate
  6. Heart rate increased
  7. Hypersensitivity
  8. Injury
  9. Medical device complication
  10. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Abdominal pain upper
  2. Decreased appetite
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  5. Antiphospholipid syndrome (disorder that manifests clinically as recurrent venous or arterial thrombosis and/or fetal loss)
  6. Blood calcium decreased
  7. Confusional state
  8. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Pain
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fall
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  9. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  10. Pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Urinary tract infection
  4. Dizziness
  5. Pyrexia (fever)
  6. Vomiting
  7. Pain in extremity
  8. Cough
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  10. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Pain
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  6. Vomiting
  7. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  9. Pyrexia (fever)
  10. Anaemia (lack of blood)

Most common drug interactions by age *:

  1. Asthenia (weakness)
  2. Chills (felling of cold)
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood)
  5. Heart rate decreased
  6. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  7. Mobility decreased (ability to move is reduced)
  8. Pain
  9. Peripheral swelling
  10. Pyrexia (fever)


  1. Abdominal distension
  2. Abdominal rigidity
  3. Death
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  6. Injection site bruising
  7. Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  8. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
  9. Swelling
  10. Weight increased
  1. Dizziness
  2. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  3. Panic attack
  4. Road traffic accident
  5. Abdominal pain
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  10. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  1. Pain
  2. Fall
  3. Femur fracture
  4. Forearm fracture (fracture in between wrist to elbow)
  5. Gastric ulcer (stomach ulcer)
  6. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  7. Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  8. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
  9. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
  1. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  2. Vomiting
  3. Abdominal discomfort
  4. Pain in extremity
  5. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  6. Fall
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Pain
  9. Chest pain
  10. Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)
  1. Fall
  2. Pyrexia (fever)
  3. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  4. Oedema peripheral (superficial swelling)
  5. Intervertebral disc degeneration (spinal disc degeneration)
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  7. Drug ineffective
  8. Bone disorder
  9. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
  10. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Fall
  3. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  4. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Death
  9. Back pain
  10. Pain in extremity

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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