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Lexapro Nausea Side Effects

Lexapro Nausea Side Effect Reports


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

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Nausea, 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, Nausea

This Nausea side effect was reported by a physician from US. A 43-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression. The patient was prescribed Lexapro Or Escitalopram (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 13, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Lexapro Or Escitalopram the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro Or Escitalopram.
Headache, Nausea, Serotonin Syndrome, Muscular Weakness, Abdominal Pain Upper, Thirst, Blood Glucose Increased, Blood Bilirubin Increased

This Nausea Lexapro side effect was reported by a health professional from DK on Dec 02, 2013. A Female , 77 years of age, weighting 97.00 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Serotonin Syndrome
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Thirst
  • Blood Glucose Increased
  • Blood Bilirubin Increased
. Lexapro dosage: 10 Mg. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Opalmon
  • Myslee
  • Depas
  • Amlodin Od
  • Onealfa
  • Bayaspirin
  • Crestor
  • Omepral
The patient was hospitalized.
Palpitations, Dyspnoea, Dizziness, Feeling Hot, Nausea, Paraesthesia

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 68-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from DK, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression,dizziness,gastritis, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:10 Mg, start time: May 13, 2012), combined with:
  • Adetphos (300 Mg)
  • Rebamipide (300 Mg)
  • Gasmotin (15 Mg)
  • Alositol (100 Mg)
  • Takepron (15 Mg)
  • Myslee (10 Mg)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Nausea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Palpitations
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling Hot
  • Nausea
  • Paraesthesia
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 female patients suffering from depression,dizziness,gastritis, resulting in Nausea.

Thirst, Decreased Appetite, Nausea, Depression, Off Label Use, Urine Output Decreased, Poor Quality Sleep, Vision Blurred

A 51-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DK with the following symptoms: hypoaesthesia started Lexapro treatment (dosage: 10 Mg) on 201212. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Thirst
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Depression
  • Off Label Use
  • Urine Output Decreased
  • Poor Quality Sleep
  • Vision Blurred
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lyrica (150 Mg)
  • Methycobal (3 Df)
  • Anplag (3 Df)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Nausea.
Nausea, Vertigo, Dizziness, Presyncope, Hypertension

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Lexapro on Jul 02, 2013. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: nausea, vertigo, dizziness, presyncope, hypertension Additional patient health information: Female , 64 years of age, weighting 291.0 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Lexapro dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Suicidal Ideation, Dizziness, Nausea, Hallucination, Hypoaesthesia, Tachyphrenia

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Nausea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 31-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): anxiety and used Lexapro (dosage: NA) starting Jul 12, 2012. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Hallucination
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Tachyphrenia
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Nausea, may still occur.
Blood Pressure Increased, Cold Sweat, Headache, Burning Sensation, Feeling Abnormal, Nausea

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Oct 12, 2012 by a Female taking Lexapro (escitalopram Oxalate) (dosage: 5 Gm, 1 In 1 D?) . Location: US , weighting 110.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: blood pressure increased, cold sweat, headache, burning sensation, feeling abnormal, nausea. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Armour (thyroid (thyroid)
  • Ativan (lorazepam) (lorazepam)
  • Xanax (alprazolam) (alprazolam)
  • Catapres (clonidine) (clonidine)
Feeling Hot, Paraesthesia, Dizziness, Nausea, Headache, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Asthenia, Anxiety

This Nausea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): anxiety disorder.On Feb 13, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Lexapro / Forest Pharmace (dosage: Took 1/2 Tab 20 Mg 1x Day). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Lexapro / Forest Pharmace, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Feeling Hot
  • Paraesthesia
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Asthenia
  • Anxiety
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Nausea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Product Substitution Issue, Nausea, Blood Pressure Increased, Heart Rate Increased, Hyperhidrosis, Nightmare, Crying, Insomnia, Chest Discomfort

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: post-traumatic stress disorder,depression and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: 20mg 1 In Pm Po) starting May 24, 2012. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Product Substitution Issue
  • Nausea
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Heart Rate Increased
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Nightmare
  • Crying
  • Insomnia
  • Chest Discomfort
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Nausea and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Psychotic Disorder, Joint Swelling, Dyspnoea, Anxiety, Cognitive Disorder, Confusional State, Hyponatraemia, Tremor, Nausea

This Nausea side effect was reported by a health professional from DK on Nov 16, 2012. A female patient from DK , 86 years of age, was treated with Lexapro. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: psychotic disorder, joint swelling, dyspnoea, anxiety, cognitive disorder, confusional state, hyponatraemia, tremor, nausea. Lexapro dosage: 5 Mg. The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Abnormal Behaviour, Depression, Suicidal Ideation, Lethargy, Nausea, Confusional State, Malaise, Physical Assault, Weight Decreased

This Nausea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 89-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: lethargy,memory loss. The patient was prescribed Lexapro (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Lexapro the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abnormal Behaviour
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Lethargy
  • Nausea
  • Confusional State
  • Malaise
  • Physical Assault
  • Weight Decreased
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Decreased Appetite, Nausea, Diarrhoea

This Nausea Lexapro side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED on Oct 22, 2012. A male , 39 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
. Lexapro dosage: 10 Mg. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Alprazolam (1.2 Mg)
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged, Nausea

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 52-year-old patient (weight:NA) from COUNTRY NOT SPECIFIED, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: depression, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:10mg, start time: Feb 23, 2012), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Nausea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  • Nausea
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 Nausea.
Nausea, Dehydration, Vomiting

A 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Lexapro treatment (dosage: NA) on Jun 15, 2012. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Nausea
  • Dehydration
  • Vomiting
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ferriprox (1500 Mg Tid Po)
  • Ferriprox (1500 Mg Tid Po)
  • Lisinopril
  • Hydroxyurea
  • Percocet
  • Combivent
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Tapentadol
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Nausea.
Chest Pain, Nausea, Cholecystectomy, Bile Duct Stone, Abdominal Pain Upper, Cholecystitis Chronic, Vomiting

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lexapro on Jun 21, 2012. After Lexapro was administered, patient encountered several Lexapro side effects: chest pain, nausea, cholecystectomy, bile duct stone, abdominal pain upper, cholecystitis chronic, vomiting Additional patient health information: Female , 18 years of age, weighting 148.6 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lexapro dosage: 20 Mg, Daily. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Protonix (Unk Unk, Daily)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
  • Vicodin (5-500 Mg, Unk)
  • Promethazine (25 Mg, Unk)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Nexium (Unk)
  • Ranitidine (300 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Convulsion, Facial Spasm, Nausea, Vomiting, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Tremor, Fear, Excessive Eye Blinking, Dystonia

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Nausea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 42-year-old female patient from DK (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression and used Lexapro (dosage: 10 Mg) starting Jul 14, 2011. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Convulsion
  • Facial Spasm
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Tremor
  • Fear
  • Excessive Eye Blinking
  • Dystonia
Drugs used concurrently:NA. Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Nausea, may still occur.
Confusional State, Chest Pain, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Gait Disturbance, Nausea, Hallucination, Auditory, Tongue Disorder, Speech Disorder

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 20, 2012 by a male taking Lexapro (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: confusional state, chest pain, musculoskeletal stiffness, gait disturbance, nausea, hallucination, auditory, tongue disorder, speech disorder. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Zyprexa
  • Latuda
Dysaesthesia, Neurogenic Bladder, Neuralgia, Spinal Pain, Lhermitte's Sign, Temperature Intolerance, Hypoaesthesia, Nausea, Nasal Septal Operation

This Nausea problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Sep 04, 2009 a consumer started treatment with Lexapro (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Tysabri
When commencing Lexapro, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Dysaesthesia
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neuralgia
  • Spinal Pain
  • Lhermitte's Sign
  • Temperature Intolerance
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Nausea
  • Nasal Septal Operation
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Nausea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Nausea, Vomiting, Gastrointestinal Inflammation

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 49-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: depression,anxiety and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: 20 Mg) starting Jan 01, 2002. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Gastrointestinal Inflammation
This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Nausea and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Vision Blurred, Nausea, Trance, Sudden Onset Of Sleep, Catatonia, Nasal Congestion, Headache, Dry Eye

This Nausea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 25, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: vision blurred, nausea, trance, sudden onset of sleep, catatonia, nasal congestion, headache, dry eye. Lexapro dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Tysabri
  • Tysabri
  • Lithium Carbonate
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
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Lexapro Nausea Causes and Reviews


Nausea is an uneasy or unsettled feeling in the stomach together with an urge to vomit. Nausea and vomiting, or throwing up, are not diseases. They can be symptoms of many different conditions. These include morning sickness during pregnancy, infections, migraine headaches, motion sickness, food poisoning, cancer chemotherapy or other medicines.

For vomiting in children and adults, avoid solid foods until vomiting has stopped for at least six hours. Then work back to a normal diet. Drink small amounts of clear liquids to avoid dehydration.

Nausea and vomiting are common. Usually, they are not serious. You should see a doctor immediately if you suspect poisoning or if you have

  • Vomited for longer than 24 hours
  • Blood in the vomit
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Headache and stiff neck
  • Signs of dehydration, such as dry mouth, infrequent urination or dark urine

Lexapro Nausea Reviews

Tue, 07 Jun 2011
I started taking 10 mg. Lexapro for depression. Doctor wanted to increase it to 20 mg. Had daily headaches, Nausea, indigestion, somnolence, fatigue/lethargy on 10 mg. after 2 wks. on it. Did not increase it. Called doctor and discontinued it.
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