Lexapro and Paxil drug interactions - from FDA reports


Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lexapro and Paxil together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Paxil. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,258 people who take the same drugs from FDA , and is updated regularly.



On Jul, 05, 2018

1,258 people who take Lexapro, Paxil are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro and Paxil drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Suicidal ideation
  3. Pain
  4. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  5. Cardiac failure congestive
6 - 12 months:
  1. Suicidal ideation
  2. Cardiac murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality)
  3. Congenital anomaly (birth defect)
  4. Congenital aortic stenosis (obstruction to blood flow between the left ventricle and the aorta by birth)
  5. Drug exposure during pregnancy
1 - 2 years:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  3. Weight increased
  4. Drug exposure during pregnancy
  5. Breast mass
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug exposure during pregnancy
  2. Cardiac murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality)
  3. Tricuspid valve incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
  4. Cardiac failure congestive
  5. Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
10+ years:
  1. Back pain
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Pre-existing condition improved
  5. Therapeutic response unexpected
not specified:
  1. Pain
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  5. Headache (pain in head)

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Chest pain
  5. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  1. Activities of daily living impaired
  2. Cleft palate (birth defect (congenital) of the upper part of the mouth)
  3. Congenital oral malformation (abnormalities of mouth by birth)
  4. Deafness
  5. Emotional distress
20-29:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  3. Suicidal ideation
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  5. Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
30-39:
  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  2. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  3. Weight increased
  4. Pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)
40-49:
  1. Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  2. Pain
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
50-59:
  1. Pain
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  5. Spinal osteoarthritis (joint cartilage loss in spine)
60+:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Asthenia (weakness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Decreased appetite
  5. Pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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