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Lexapro
(escitalopram)

Adverse Reactions

Below is a list of the the top Adverse Reactions related to Lexapro and escitalopram which
have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Medwatch Program.

Lexapro
 

Summary of Reaction Preferred Terms
NAUSEA
DEPRESSION
ANXIETY
FATIGUE
HEADACHE
DIZZINESS
PAIN
DYSPNOEA
VOMITING
DIARRHOEA
FALL
DRUG INEFFECTIVE
INSOMNIA
ASTHENIA
SUICIDAL IDEATION
WEIGHT INCREASED
DIABETES MELLITUS
WEIGHT DECREASED
CONVULSION
CHEST PAIN
BACK PAIN
TREMOR
ARTHRALGIA
ANAEMIA
FEELING ABNORMAL
RASH
PAIN IN EXTREMITY
CONFUSIONAL STATE
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL
SOMNOLENCE
PYREXIA
HYPERTENSION
DEHYDRATION
ABDOMINAL PAIN
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
CONDITION AGGRAVATED
HYPERHIDROSIS
TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS
PNEUMONIA
CONSTIPATION
PARAESTHESIA
HYPOTENSION
HYPOAESTHESIA
AMNESIA
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE
PRURITUS
MALAISE
COMPLETED SUICIDE
URINARY TRACT INFECTION
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED
SUICIDE ATTEMPT
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
VISION BLURRED
DRUG INTERACTION
AGITATION
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
MUSCLE SPASMS
GAIT DISTURBANCE
COUGH
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER
DRUG EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY
PALPITATIONS
DECREASED APPETITE
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL
PANCREATITIS
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED
SYNCOPE
OVERDOSE
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT
MYALGIA
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE
INJURY
ERYTHEMA
DYSPHAGIA
HALLUCINATION
BONE DISORDER
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS
ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
CONTUSION
OSTEONECROSIS
NERVOUSNESS
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS
DEATH
BRONCHITIS
RENAL FAILURE
ABNORMAL BEHAVIOUR
CHILLS
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
CHEST DISCOMFORT
LETHARGY
AGGRESSION
PANIC ATTACK
DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME
TOOTH EXTRACTION
NECK PAIN
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED
PLEURAL EFFUSION
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE
HEART RATE INCREASED
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
DISTURBANCE IN ATTENTION
IRRITABILITY
BALANCE DISORDER
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
OSTEOARTHRITIS
HYPERSENSITIVITY
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS
DRY MOUTH
DYSPEPSIA
SINUSITIS
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES
DYSGEUSIA
URTICARIA
PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT COMPLAINT
FLUSHING
SLEEP APNOEA SYNDROME
HYPERGLYCAEMIA
INFECTION
CRYING
CELLULITIS
THROMBOCYTOPENIA
ALOPECIA
ABNORMAL DREAMS
TACHYCARDIA
ANGER
HYPOKALAEMIA
MIGRAINE
ANOREXIA
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED
INFLUENZA LIKE ILLNESS
SWELLING
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED
DIABETES MELLITUS INADEQUATE CONTROL
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED
HYPERLIPIDAEMIA
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION
OSTEONECROSIS OF JAW
HYPONATRAEMIA
DISORIENTATION
DYSKINESIA
ANHEDONIA
BONE PAIN
PSYCHOTIC DISORDER
PARANOIA
RESPIRATORY FAILURE
CARDIOMEGALY
CHOLELITHIASIS
SPEECH DISORDER
SPINAL OSTEOARTHRITIS
OSTEOMYELITIS
SLEEP DISORDER
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
STRESS
PAIN IN JAW
ARTHRITIS
CARDIAC DISORDER
BLOOD TRIGLYCERIDES INCREASED
MANIA
OBESITY
IMPAIRED HEALING
NIGHTMARE
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION
INTERVERTEBRAL DISC PROTRUSION
HOT FLUSH
TREATMENT NONCOMPLIANCE
CARDIAC ARREST
ASTHMA
HYPOGLYCAEMIA
VERTIGO
THROMBOSIS
SEPSIS
JOINT SWELLING
MENTAL DISORDER
GRAND MAL CONVULSION
DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS
DYSARTHRIA
MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
MOOD SWINGS
DIABETIC NEUROPATHY
BIPOLAR DISORDER
ATELECTASIS
URINARY INCONTINENCE
METASTASES TO BONE
BLOOD GLUCOSE DECREASED
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE
HEAD INJURY
RESTLESSNESS
TARDIVE DYSKINESIA
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT INCREASED
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT
EPISTAXIS
THINKING ABNORMAL
DRUG TOXICITY
FEELING HOT
DYSURIA
FLATULENCE
BLOOD PRESSURE DECREASED
DENTAL CARIES
COMA
DRUG DEPENDENCE
MITRAL VALVE INCOMPETENCE
TINNITUS
PANCYTOPENIA
ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING IMPAIRED
BURNING SENSATION
MUSCLE TWITCHING
ABASIA
DRUG EFFECT DECREASED
INTENTIONAL OVERDOSE
NIGHT SWEATS
HAEMATOCRIT DECREASED
TRANSIENT ISCHAEMIC ATTACK
MEDICATION ERROR
ECONOMIC PROBLEM
PULMONARY OEDEMA
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
OEDEMA
RECTAL HAEMORRHAGE
EAR PAIN
STAPHYLOCOCCAL INFECTION
BLOOD POTASSIUM DECREASED
HAEMORRHOIDS
UPPER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION
INTERVERTEBRAL DISC DEGENERATION
MAJOR DEPRESSION
NEUTROPENIA
HAEMORRHAGE
GUN SHOT WOUND
PREGNANCY
TOOTH DISORDER
DEPRESSED MOOD
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION
SWELLING FACE
TYPE 1 DIABETES MELLITUS
SEDATION
SURGERY
HYPOTHYROIDISM
DYSPNOEA EXERTIONAL
DEFORMITY
MUSCULOSKELETAL STIFFNESS
RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME
BLOOD ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE INCREASED
LIVER FUNCTION TEST ABNORMAL
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED
ARRHYTHMIA
ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

 

escitalopram

Summary of Reaction Preferred Terms
COMPLETED SUICIDE
DRUG INTERACTION
FALL
NAUSEA
DIZZINESS
FATIGUE
DEPRESSION
ANXIETY
CONFUSIONAL STATE
SOMNOLENCE
TREMOR
SUICIDAL IDEATION
VOMITING
LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS
DIARRHOEA
SUICIDE ATTEMPT
CONVULSION
HEADACHE
HYPONATRAEMIA
ASTHENIA
MALAISE
CONDITION AGGRAVATED
DRUG EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY
AGITATION
OVERDOSE
PYREXIA
DRUG INEFFECTIVE
INSOMNIA
SEROTONIN SYNDROME
DRUG TOXICITY
DYSPNOEA
HYPOTENSION
WEIGHT INCREASED
HYPERHIDROSIS
TACHYCARDIA
AGGRESSION
INTENTIONAL OVERDOSE
FEELING ABNORMAL
DRUG WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME
CARDIAC ARREST
MULTIPLE DRUG OVERDOSE INTENTIONAL
WEIGHT DECREASED
ABDOMINAL PAIN
PNEUMONIA
PARAESTHESIA
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED
ALANINE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED
ASPARTATE AMINOTRANSFERASE INCREASED
ANAEMIA
AMNESIA
DEHYDRATION
DYSKINESIA
COMA
RENAL FAILURE
SYNCOPE
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL
RESTLESSNESS
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE
DYSARTHRIA
PAIN
DECREASED APPETITE
RESPIRATORY ARREST
DISORIENTATION
GAIT DISTURBANCE
MEMORY IMPAIRMENT
PREGNANCY
PRURITUS
DISTURBANCE IN ATTENTION
BLOOD CREATINE PHOSPHOKINASE INCREASED
CHEST PAIN
MULTIPLE DRUG OVERDOSE
GRAND MAL CONVULSION
HYPERTENSION
BLOOD PRESSURE INCREASED
DEATH
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED
SPEECH DISORDER
THROMBOCYTOPENIA
PANIC ATTACK
LETHARGY
BALANCE DISORDER
VISION BLURRED
HYPOKALAEMIA
BRADYCARDIA
URINARY TRACT INFECTION
CONSTIPATION
ANOREXIA
DEPRESSED LEVEL OF CONSCIOUSNESS
DELIRIUM
PALPITATIONS
ABNORMAL BEHAVIOUR
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER
ARTHRALGIA
HEART RATE INCREASED
INCORRECT DOSE ADMINISTERED
ELECTROCARDIOGRAM QT PROLONGED
HALLUCINATION
CAESAREAN SECTION
IRRITABILITY
MYALGIA
SLEEP DISORDER
BACK PAIN
DIABETES MELLITUS
GAMMA-GLUTAMYLTRANSFERASE INCREASED
MATERNAL DRUGS AFFECTING FOETUS
PAIN IN EXTREMITY
PSYCHOTIC DISORDER
TREATMENT NONCOMPLIANCE
RASH
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT INCREASED
VERTIGO
CRYING
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED
URINARY RETENTION
FLUSHING
BLOOD SODIUM DECREASED
MUSCLE SPASMS
EPILEPSY
HYPOAESTHESIA
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT
COUGH
CARDIO-RESPIRATORY ARREST
NEUTROPENIA
ERYTHEMA
DEPRESSED MOOD
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION
NIGHTMARE
WITHDRAWAL SYNDROME
HAEMATEMESIS
PULMONARY OEDEMA
BLOOD CHOLESTEROL INCREASED
SEPSIS
BLOOD ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE INCREASED
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED
C-REACTIVE PROTEIN INCREASED
DRY MOUTH
CARDIAC FAILURE
MYOCLONUS
RECTAL HAEMORRHAGE
MANIA
ABNORMAL DREAMS
SELF-INJURIOUS IDEATION
CYTOLYTIC HEPATITIS
INTENTIONAL SELF-INJURY
BLOOD POTASSIUM DECREASED
URTICARIA
PARANOIA
RHABDOMYOLYSIS
HYPOGLYCAEMIA
PLEURAL EFFUSION
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
RESPIRATORY FAILURE
PALLOR
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES
SEDATION
ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION
HOT FLUSH
POISONING
URINARY INCONTINENCE
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE
LEUKOPENIA
VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS
COGNITIVE DISORDER
APATHY
EXTRAPYRAMIDAL DISORDER
HALLUCINATION, VISUAL
ALCOHOL USE
MULTI-ORGAN FAILURE
TORSADE DE POINTES
ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT
ABORTION SPONTANEOUS
DYSPHAGIA
MOOD ALTERED
BLOOD UREA INCREASED
CHILLS
ARRHYTHMIA
NECK PAIN
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION
CYANOSIS
PULMONARY EMBOLISM
HYPOXIA
SINUS TACHYCARDIA
HAEMATOCRIT DECREASED
INFECTION
PANCYTOPENIA
THINKING ABNORMAL
CONTUSION
DISEASE RECURRENCE
AKATHISIA
VISUAL ACUITY REDUCED
DRUG DEPENDENCE
MUSCULOSKELETAL STIFFNESS
HALLUCINATION, AUDITORY
UNRESPONSIVE TO STIMULI

 

 

 

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