Lexapro and Anger - from FDA reports
Anger is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xanax, and have Quit smoking. This review analyzes which people have Anger with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 23, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 432 people (0.83%) have Anger
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Anger *:
- < 1 month: 25.84 %
- 1 - 6 months: 22.47 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.87 %
- 1 - 2 years: 14.61 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.09 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.12 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Anger when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 55.5 %
- male: 44.5 %
Age of people who have Anger when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.29 %
- 2-9: 3.21 %
- 10-19: 10.2 %
- 20-29: 12.83 %
- 30-39: 14.58 %
- 40-49: 23.03 %
- 50-59: 19.24 %
- 60+: 16.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Quit Smoking (36 people, 8.33%)
- Sleep Disorder (35 people, 8.10%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (31 people, 7.18%)
- Bipolar Disorder (28 people, 6.48%)
- Pain (27 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xanax (86 people, 19.91%)
- Ambien (78 people, 18.06%)
- Seroquel (70 people, 16.20%)
- Wellbutrin (59 people, 13.66%)
- Neurontin (57 people, 13.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Suicidal Ideation (131 people, 30.32%)
- Memory Loss (106 people, 24.54%)
- Agitation (104 people, 24.07%)
- Fatigue (103 people, 23.84%)
- Headache (100 people, 23.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I just started Lexpro 5 days ago. I was suffering from general anxiety and social anxiety. I am taking 10 MG daily and am suppose to up my dose to the 20 MG on day 7. I take it around 6pm every night. I have not been feeling myself since starting it. I feel very zombified and my emotions are ...
I just started it almost a month and a half ago, but it's really helping my depression and I don't want to stop and wait and try other medications, but I've started having dermatillomania and not being able to sleep at night. Is this something I can wait out and try to control or should I find ...
I had my dose of lexapro increased from 15 mg. to 20 mg. After which I started having extreme restlessness, high levels of anxiety, bad thoughts of hopelessness and acute depression. I was given cogentin to stop the moving and restlessness but it's not really working.
I take 10 MG of Lexapro a day. Xanax as needed. I drug tested via swab last week and it came back positive for meth and amphetamines. Neither have i ever used in my life. The only other drug I took was a Zytrec D. I am baffled and need answers
User reviews to the study
My husband asked his doctor for Lexapro for situational stress. His territory was half the country but the company fired the other person and he was handling all of it. Then his boss retired and he took on his responsibilities. He had a physical on April 19th and told the doctor he had stress ...
taking both for acute reflux flareup and long standing treatment of depression which is well managed on lexapro brand name. Do not feel well since starting zantac this week. mild nausea, intestinal discomfort and overall odd feelings.
I have been suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder for about 10 years. I took many antidepressants and other psychiatric medicines. I am willing to get rid of these drugs. Right now I am taking Escitalopram 5mg+clonazepam 0.5 mg at night. Recently a homeopath suggested me to take ...
Since 1999 I have been taking lexapro 40 mg, xanax 6 mg and since 2013 have been taking up to 20 mg of Percocet for fractures in my pelvis due to a disastrous surgery for hip dysplasia. In September of 2016 my face swelled up (angiodema) and I was on Prednisone for 3 months. I've been ...