Lexapro Intentional Overdose Side Effect Reports


The following Lexapro Intentional Overdose side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Intentional Overdose, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Lexapro or it might take time to develop.


Dizziness, Suicide Attempt, Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 47-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: anxiety,depression. The patient was prescribed Lexapro (dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral, 250 Mg, Oral), which was started on May 23, 2011. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Lexapro the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dizziness
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Intentional Overdose
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Suicide Attempt, Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose Lexapro side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on May 02, 2011. A male , 16 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Intentional Overdose
. Lexapro dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg,1 In 1 D),oral. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Coma, Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 40-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral, start time: Jul 20, 2009), combined with:
  • Ativan
, and developed a serious reaction and a Intentional Overdose side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Coma
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lexapro treatment in patients suffering from depression, resulting in Intentional Overdose.
Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

A 24-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: postpartum depression started Lexapro treatment (dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral) on NS. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Intentional Overdose.
Depression, Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lexapro on Jan 14, 2010. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: depression, intentional overdose, suicide attempt Additional patient health information: Female , 18 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Lexapro dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral; 210 Mg (210 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Anxiety, Feeling Abnormal, Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Intentional Overdose side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 49-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression and used Lexapro (dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral) starting Dec 24, 2009. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Anxiety
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Suicide Attempt
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Klonopin ((15 Mg, Once), Oral)
  • Ambien
The patient was hospitalized. Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Intentional Overdose, may still occur.
Intentional Overdose, Suicide Attempt

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Mar 07, 2010 by a male taking Lexapro (dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: intentional overdose, suicide attempt. Additional medications/treatments:
Anxiety, Intentional Overdose, Palpitations, Poor Quality Sleep, Tremor

This Intentional Overdose problem was reported by a health professional from IRELAND. A 18-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): depressed mood.On Sep 01, 2009 a consumer started treatment with Lexapro (dosage: (once), Oral; 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Lexapro, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Anxiety
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Palpitations
  • Poor Quality Sleep
  • Tremor
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Intentional Overdose, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Anxiety, Intentional Overdose, Palpitations, Sleep Disorder, Tremor

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 17-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DENMARK. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: depressed mood and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: Oral; 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral) starting Sep 01, 2009. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Anxiety
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Palpitations
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Tremor
This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Intentional Overdose and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Mar 10, 2009. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 21 years of age, was treated with Lexapro. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: intentional overdose. Lexapro dosage: 20 Dosage Forms, Once, Oral. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Completed Suicide, Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 48-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Lexapro (dosage: More Than 10 (once), 20 Mg (20 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral), which was started on Oct 01, 2008. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Lexapro the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Completed Suicide
  • Intentional Overdose
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Arteriosclerosis Coronary Artery, Bronchopneumonia, Completed Suicide, Hepatic Steatosis, Intentional Overdose, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Poisoning, Pulmonary Oedema

This Intentional Overdose Lexapro side effect was reported by a health professional from DENMARK on Apr 21, 2009. A male , 64 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Arteriosclerosis Coronary Artery
  • Bronchopneumonia
  • Completed Suicide
  • Hepatic Steatosis
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Poisoning
  • Pulmonary Oedema
. Lexapro dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Paraquat (Once)
  • Lipostat (pravastatin Sodium) (pravastatin Sodium)
  • Zispin (mirtazapine) (mirtazapine)
Bronchopneumonia, Completed Suicide, Coronary Artery Disease, Exposure To Toxic Agent, Hepatic Steatosis, Intentional Overdose, Left Ventricular Hypertrophy, Lung Consolidation, Poisoning

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) from DENMARK, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral, start time: Aug 23, 2007), combined with:
  • Paraquat ((once))
  • Lipostat (pravastatin Sodium) (pravastatin Sodium)
  • Zispin (mirtazapine) (mirtazapine)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Intentional Overdose side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Bronchopneumonia
  • Completed Suicide
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Exposure To Toxic Agent
  • Hepatic Steatosis
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Lung Consolidation
  • Poisoning
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lexapro treatment in patients suffering from depression, resulting in Intentional Overdose.
Completed Suicide, Intentional Overdose, Poisoning

A 65-year-old patient (weight: NA) from IRELAND with the following symptoms: depression started Lexapro treatment (dosage: 10 Mg (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D), Oral) on NS. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Completed Suicide
  • Intentional Overdose
  • Poisoning
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lipostat (pravastatin Sodium) (pravastatin Sodium)
  • Zispin (mirtazapine) (mirtazapine)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Intentional Overdose.
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Intentional Overdose

A female patient from DENMARK was prescribed and started Lexapro on Jul 07, 2008. After Lexapro was administered, patient encountered several Lexapro side effects: electrocardiogram qt prolonged, intentional overdose Additional patient health information: Female , 14 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Lexapro dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Abnormal Behaviour, Aggression, Amnesia, Fatigue, Homicide, Hyperhidrosis, Insomnia, Intentional Overdose

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Intentional Overdose side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Lexapro (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2003. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Aggression
  • Amnesia
  • Fatigue
  • Homicide
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Insomnia
  • Intentional Overdose
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ambien
  • Ambien
  • Paxil Cr (Unk)
  • Cefadroxil
  • Mobic
  • Cephalexin
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 Hours)
Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Intentional Overdose, may still occur.
Abnormal Behaviour, Abnormal Dreams, Amnesia, Fatigue, Homicide, Hyperhidrosis, Intentional Overdose

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Apr 22, 2008 by a male taking Lexapro (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 179.9 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: abnormal behaviour, abnormal dreams, amnesia, fatigue, homicide, hyperhidrosis, intentional overdose. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ambien
  • Ambien
  • Paxil Cr (Unk)
  • Cefadroxil
  • Mobic
  • Cephalexin
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 Hours)
Abnormal Behaviour, Abnormal Dreams, Amnesia, Fatigue, Homicide, Hyperhidrosis, Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jan 01, 2003 a consumer started treatment with Lexapro (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ambien
  • Ambien
  • Paxil Cr (Unk)
  • Cefadroxil
  • Mobic
  • Cephalexin
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 Hours)
When commencing Lexapro, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Amnesia
  • Fatigue
  • Homicide
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Intentional Overdose
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Intentional Overdose, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Abnormal Behaviour, Abnormal Dreams, Amnesia, Fatigue, Homicide, Hyperhidrosis, Intentional Overdose

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2003. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ambien
  • Ambien
  • Paxil Cr (Unk)
  • Cefadroxil
  • Mobic
  • Cephalexin
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 Hours)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Amnesia
  • Fatigue
  • Homicide
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Intentional Overdose
This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Intentional Overdose and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Abnormal Behaviour, Abnormal Dreams, Amnesia, Fatigue, Homicide, Hyperhidrosis, Intentional Overdose

This Intentional Overdose side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 02, 2008. A patient from UNITED STATES , weighting 179.9 lb, was treated with Lexapro. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: abnormal behaviour, abnormal dreams, amnesia, fatigue, homicide, hyperhidrosis, intentional overdose. Lexapro dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Ambien
  • Ambien
  • Paxil Cr (Unk)
  • Cefadroxil
  • Mobic
  • Cephalexin
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 Hours)
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012

Side effects are common.

Thu, 06 May 2010

Seroplex/Lexapro almost destroyed our lives. My husband was prescribed it for mild anxiety/panic attacks. Within days it transformed him into a helpless being who could not get out of bed, couldn't eat, had terrible dreams and unbeknownst to me, a fixation with suicide. Eleven days later, he hanged himself. I was fortunate to be in the house at the time and although he had stopped breathing, managed to administer cpr and called for help. He left hospital 2 weeks later and made 2 subsequent suicide attempts before being changed to Effexor.

Sun, 14 Dec 2008
I've been taking Lexapro for just 5 days. The first 2 days I had anxiety and irregular heart beat. Third day felt pretty good. Fourth and fifth day my blood pressure has spiked really high. I'm sure it's from the Lexapro. Don't know if I should stop it and try something else or if this will stop. It really scares me. I am going to go see my Doctor tomorrow but wondered what your thoughts would be and if other people have had this problem.
Sat, 06 Jun 2009
I took 4 10 mg. Lexapro and I was trippin balls I wouldn't wish this on my worst enemy
Tue, 16 Feb 2010
Lexapro is a permanent life long cure for any depression if you can survive the treatment. I was prompted by a marriage counselor to go to my doctor and request drugs for my OCD symptoms (checking, intrusive sad thoughts, previous eating disorders as a teen and heavy drinking.) I went to my husband’s pcp who never met me before. He gave me a depression self-test and diagnosed me with depression and anxiety, and then prescribed me Lexapro and Rozerem since I had a terrible insomnia problem. He also decided it was a good idea to start kissing me and grabbing me in his office. The Lexapro did such a good job getting me up and doing things, lots of things, but unfortunately, I believe it also may have made me nervous because it raised my blood pressure from it’s usual 120/80 to 145/110. I was really up, up, up. I could drink twelve shots of straight liquor and still be walking around for hours. This was the busiest year of my life. I managed to get 2 DUI’s 4 drunk in publics and an involuntary commit for suicide, attend 2 rehab’s, a hypnotherapist, weekly ASAP programs, all while working full time an taking care of a young child. During the course of my medical treatment, I was seen by 3 psychiatrists, 4 doctors, and numerous counselors. Most of the follow up treatment involved numerous more drugs, anti-buse, campral, and Buspar. All of which I had to stop taking due to side effects such as full body tremors and falling down. Finally, after the second DUI which I was also charged with a felony for pinching a police officers butt, I decided maybe I should stop taking the Lexapro b/c I seemed to have developed some obsession with alcohol and I could see I was also becoming delusional. So, while in jail, I requested no more medication for 1 week and was able to fully withdraw from Lexapro, although the depression side effects of the withdrawal lasted about three months. I met numerous other women in jail for DUI’s while on Zoloft, Lexapro and Abilify and others for shoplifting on Zanax. My depression is 100% permanently cured. I no longer ever feel sad about my life. I have never killed anyone driving drunk, I didn’t kill myself, I am no longer in jail, I didn’t get my kid taken away from me, I am not in a mental institution, and I don’t have a lethal diastolic blood pressure of 110 anymore. No matter what happens in my life now, I am always hopeful and never depressed. I know things could be much worse.
Sun, 15 May 2011
I've taken Lexapro 10mg for many years. I have never experienced any side effects. It's a wonderful drug and has helped me tremendously.
Sun, 10 Jan 2010
The first day that I took Lexapro 10mg I ended up in the hospital for 2 days. Shortly after taking it I experienced a burning feeling that began in the back of my neck and washed all over me down my arms and back to about my hips. Numbness and sweating in all extremities. Burning across jaw. Extreme anxiety, dry mouth, panicky. Entire left side of body began trembling. Called paramedics - ecg normal but transported to hospital anyway. Set off heart monitor in ER twice so admitted for tests - all normal.
Thu, 21 Jan 2010
can Lexapro be take with nitroglycerin?
Mon, 08 Feb 2010
I am on Lexapro for a few weeks now. The other night i went out, had a few drinks (was not the driver) and I behaved VERY aggessively. Is this normal?????
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