A study for a 22 year old woman who takes Xenical, Lexapro - from FDA reports


8 females aged 22 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 22 year old female patient who has Obesity, Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 26, 2018

8 females aged 22 (±5) who take Xenical, Lexapro are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Xenical, Lexapro for a 22-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 22
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Obesity, Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Xenical (orlistat)
    • Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
n/a
1 - 6 months:
  1. Speech disorder
  2. Thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid gland)
  3. Swallowing difficulty
  4. Haematochezia (passage of stools containing blood)
  5. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Insulin resistance
  2. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
  3. Death
  4. High blood cholesterol
  5. Carpal tunnel syndrome (nerve compression at wrist results numbness weakness, pain , swelling)
1 - 2 years:
n/a
2 - 5 years:
n/a
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)
  2. Weight increased
  3. Swallowing difficulty
  4. Nausea and vomiting
  5. Chest pain

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Sleep Disorder : 1 person, 12.50%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 1 person, 12.50%
  3. Polycystic Ovary Disease (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing): 1 person, 12.50%
  4. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (deterioration in cardiac function presenting typically between the last month of pregnancy and up to five months postpartum): 1 person, 12.50%
  5. Major Depression (a mood state that goes well beyond temporarily feeling sad or blue. it is a serious medical illness that affects one's thoughts, feelings): 1 person, 12.50%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Seroquel (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Amoxicillin (2 people, 25.00%)
  3. Ramipril (2 people, 25.00%)
  4. Synthroid (2 people, 25.00%)
  5. Aspirin (2 people, 25.00%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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