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Lexapro Somnolence Side Effects

Lexapro Somnolence Side Effect Reports


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

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



Hypothermia, Somnolence, Asthenia, Tremor, Syncope

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a health professional from DK. A 25-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: depression,insomnia. The patient was prescribed Lexapro (dosage: 5 Mg), which was started on 201307. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Diazepam (5 Mg)
When starting to take Lexapro the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Hypothermia
  • Somnolence
  • Asthenia
  • Tremor
  • Syncope
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Suicidal Ideation, Impaired Driving Ability, Somnolence, Feeling Abnormal, Anger, Crying

This Somnolence Lexapro side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Aug 30, 2012. A Female , 44 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Impaired Driving Ability
  • Somnolence
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Anger
  • Crying
. Lexapro dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Joint Injury, Feeling Of Despair, Depression, Colonic Polyp, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Somnolence, Fall, Depressed Mood

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel (1 Tablet In The Morning And One And A Half At Bedtime)
  • Seroquel
  • Dicyclomine
  • Lorazepam
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel (1 Tablet In The Morning And One And A Half At Bedtime)
  • Seroquel (1 Tablet In The Morning And One And A Half At Bedtime)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Somnolence side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Joint Injury
  • Feeling Of Despair
  • Depression
  • Colonic Polyp
  • Activities Of Daily Living Impaired
  • Somnolence
  • Fall
  • Depressed Mood
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 NA, resulting in Somnolence.

Somnolence, Trismus

A 52-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Lexapro treatment (dosage: NA) on Jun 01, 2008. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Somnolence
  • Trismus
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Depakote
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Somnolence.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Influenza Like Illness, Somnolence, Fatigue, Myalgia, Dizziness

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lexapro on Feb 28, 2011. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: abdominal pain upper, influenza like illness, somnolence, fatigue, myalgia, dizziness Additional patient health information: Female , 41 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lexapro dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Provigil
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd, Oral)
Tremor, Epilepsy, Balance Disorder, Somnolence

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Somnolence side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 60-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): depression,epilepsy and used Lexapro (dosage: 20mg Per Day) starting NS. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Tremor
  • Epilepsy
  • Balance Disorder
  • Somnolence
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lamictal (150mg Twice Per Day)
  • Provera (10mg Per Day)
  • Vimpat (100mg Four Times Per Day)
  • Premarin (.625mg Per Day)
  • Topamax (300mg Per Day)
Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Somnolence, may still occur.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Influenza Like Illness, Somnolence, Dizziness, Myalgia, Fatigue

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 15, 2011 by a Female taking Lexapro (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: abdominal pain upper, influenza like illness, somnolence, dizziness, myalgia, fatigue. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Provigil
Confusional State, Asthenia, Somnolence, Blood Sodium Decreased

This Somnolence problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 92-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): depression,anxiety.On NS a consumer started treatment with Lexapro (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Xanax
  • Aspirin
  • Colace Capsules
  • Multivitamin /00097801/
  • Vitamin C /00008001/
  • Tenormin
  • Namenda
  • Calcium With Vitamin D /00944201/
When commencing Lexapro, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Confusional State
  • Asthenia
  • Somnolence
  • Blood Sodium Decreased
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Somnolence, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Somnolence, Headache, Decreased Appetite

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a 50-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: NA) starting Sep 01, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lisinopril
  • Kombiglyze Xr
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Somnolence
  • Headache
  • Decreased Appetite
This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Somnolence and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Balance Disorder, Tremor, Epilepsy, Somnolence

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Feb 13, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 60 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Lexapro side effects: balance disorder, tremor, epilepsy, somnolence. Lexapro dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Lamictal
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Fatigue, Somnolence

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 45-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Lexapro (dosage: NA), which was started on Oct 01, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Horizant
When starting to take Lexapro the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Fatigue
  • Somnolence
These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
Somnolence, Underdose, Restlessness, Feeling Abnormal, Anxiety, Adverse Event

This Somnolence Lexapro side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Jul 27, 2011. A Female , 43 years of age, was treated with Lexapro. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Somnolence
  • Underdose
  • Restlessness
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Anxiety
  • Adverse Event
. Lexapro dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Saphris (10 Mg;qd;po 5 Mg; Qd; Po 2.5 Mg; Qd; Po 1.25 Mg; Qd Po)
  • Lamictal
The patient was hospitalized.
Dizziness, Somnolence, Asthenia, Pain, Mood Altered

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Lexapro (dosage:Unk, start time: Sep 01, 2011), combined with:
  • Lyrica (50 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Lyrica
  • Lipitor (Unk)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Somnolence side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Dizziness
  • Somnolence
  • Asthenia
  • Pain
  • Mood Altered
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Lexapro treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Somnolence.
Blood Sodium Increased, Vomiting, Asthenia, Somnolence, Blood Glucose Increased, Pneumonitis, Nausea, Respiratory Distress, Depressed Level Of Consciousness

A 67-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Lexapro treatment (dosage: NA) on Sep 02, 2011. Soon after starting Lexapro treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Blood Sodium Increased
  • Vomiting
  • Asthenia
  • Somnolence
  • Blood Glucose Increased
  • Pneumonitis
  • Nausea
  • Respiratory Distress
  • Depressed Level Of Consciousness
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Erlotinib Hydrochloride (200 Mg;qd;po)
  • Vorinostat (200 Mg;bid;po)
  • Keppra
  • Diflucan
  • Amlodipine
  • Temozolomide (240 Mg;qd;po)
  • Tylenol-500
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Lexapro side effects, such as Somnolence.
Cataract Operation, Fatigue, Somnolence

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Lexapro on Sep 26, 2011. After Lexapro was administered, patient encountered several Lexapro side effects: cataract operation, fatigue, somnolence Additional patient health information: Female , 69 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Lexapro dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Zocor
  • Synthroid
Weight Increased, Feeling Abnormal, Insomnia, Somnolence, Therapeutic Response Unexpected

This report suggests a potential Lexapro Somnolence side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 38-year-old patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Lexapro (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 2006. Soon after starting Lexapro the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Weight Increased
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Insomnia
  • Somnolence
  • Therapeutic Response Unexpected
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Seroquel
  • Seroquel
  • Over The Counter Acid Reducer
  • Seroquel
Although Lexapro demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Somnolence, may still occur.
Extrapyramidal Disorder, Asthenia, Parkinsonism, Spinal Cord Compression, Ballismus, Decreased Appetite, Confusional State, Spinal Column Stenosis, Somnolence

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Aug 17, 2011 by a Female taking Lexapro (dosage: NA) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 107.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: extrapyramidal disorder, asthenia, parkinsonism, spinal cord compression, ballismus, decreased appetite, confusional state, spinal column stenosis, somnolence. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin
  • Xenazine (See Image)
  • Xenazine (See Image)
  • Xenazine (See Image)
  • Xenazine (See Image)
  • Xenazine (See Image)
  • Sertraline Hydrochloride
  • Moviprep
Chest Pain, Dyspnoea, Somnolence, Pain In Extremity, Sinus Bradycardia

This Somnolence problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jul 06, 2011 a consumer started treatment with Lexapro (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Gabapentin
  • Benzonatate
  • Gilenya (0.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Vitamin Tab
When commencing Lexapro, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Chest Pain
  • Dyspnoea
  • Somnolence
  • Pain In Extremity
  • Sinus Bradycardia
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Somnolence, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Rash, Somnolence

This is a Lexapro side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: bipolar disorder,anxiety,panic attack and was treated with Lexapro (dosage: 20 Mg, 1x/day) starting Apr 11, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Alprazolam
  • Alprazolam
  • Multi-vitamins (Unk)
  • Alprazolam (1 Mg, 4x/day As Needed)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (250/50)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Rash
  • Somnolence
This opens a possibility that Lexapro could cause Somnolence and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Hyperhidrosis, Visual Impairment, Asthenia, Depression, Impulsive Behaviour, Libido Decreased, Insomnia, Somnolence, Confusional State

This Somnolence side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 16, 2011. A patient from UNITED STATES , 49 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Lexapro. Patient felt the following Lexapro side effects: hyperhidrosis, visual impairment, asthenia, depression, impulsive behaviour, libido decreased, insomnia, somnolence, confusional state. Lexapro dosage: 1 Tablet Daily Po. These side effects may potentially be related to Lexapro.
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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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