A study for a 59 year old man who takes Lexapro - from FDA reports


4,513 males aged 59 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 59 year old male patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 17, 2018

4,513 males aged 59 (±5) who take Lexapro are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro for a 59-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 59
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Anticholinergic Syndrome(absolute or relative reduction in cholinergic activity in the central nervous system): 0 (0% of males aged 59 (±5) who take the drug)

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Gun shot wound
1 - 6 months:
  1. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  4. Aggression
  5. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fever
  2. Confusion
  3. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. General physical health deterioration (weak health status)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Feeling abnormal
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Suicidal ideation
  3. Memory loss
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Suicidal ideation
  2. Diabetes
  3. Type 2 diabetes
  4. Neuropathy peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  5. Aggression
10+ years:
  1. Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
  2. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  3. Depressed mood
  4. Nerve compression
  5. Motor dysfunction (dysfunction of a muscle, nerve, or centre that effects or produces motion)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Pain
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Weakness
  5. Drug ineffective

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. High Blood Pressure : 360 people, 7.98%
  2. Pain : 301 people, 6.67%
  3. High Blood Cholesterol : 298 people, 6.60%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 207 people, 4.59%
  5. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 195 people, 4.32%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (424 people, 9.40%)
  2. Lipitor (369 people, 8.18%)
  3. Lisinopril (286 people, 6.34%)
  4. Xanax (268 people, 5.94%)
  5. Ambien (265 people, 5.87%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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