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Lexapro (Escitalopram) - Convulsion - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Convulsion (27)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Lexapro (Escitalopram) where reactions include convulsion. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-08-01

Patient: female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Facial Spasm, Decreased Appetite, Convulsion, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-02-16
    End date: 2012-02-29

Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Estazolam; Diazepam; Brotizolam; Rilyfter; Evamyl; Fluvoxamine Maleate



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-08-01

Patient: female, weighing 42.0 kg (92.4 pounds)

Reactions: Anxiety, Vomiting, Dysphonia, Fear, Convulsion, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-03-09
    End date: 2012-03-09

Rhythmy
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-07-23

Patient: female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-05-17
    End date: 2012-06-14

Lexapro
    Dosage: 5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-15
    End date: 2012-06-19

Other drugs received by patient: Zoloft; Zoloft; Zoloft; Zoloft; Dogmatyl; Dogmatyl; Zolpidem; Zoloft; Palgin; Dogmatyl; Dogmatyl; Flunitrazepam



Possible Lexapro side effects in 50 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-07-18

Patient: 50 year old female, weighing 46.0 kg (101.2 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-05-17
    End date: 2012-06-14

Lexapro
    Dosage: 5 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-06-15
    End date: 2012-06-19

Other drugs received by patient: Dogmatyl; Dogmatyl; Zolpidem; Zoloft; Zoloft; Palgin; Flunitrazepam; Zoloft; Dogmatyl; Zoloft; Dogmatyl; Zoloft



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-07-06

Patient: female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Facial Spasm, Tremor, Decreased Appetite, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-02-16
    End date: 2012-02-29

Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Fluvoxamine Maleate; Diazepam; Brotizolam; Estazolam; Rilyfter; Evamyl



Possible Lexapro side effects in

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-06-28

Patient:

Reactions: Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro



Possible Lexapro side effects in 63 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-06-05

Patient: 63 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro

Other drugs received by patient: Clonazepam; Nizatidine



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-06-04

Patient: female, weighing 42.0 kg (92.4 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Dysphonia, Convulsion, Tremor

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-03-09
    End date: 2012-03-09

Rhythmy
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-05-18

Patient: female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Facial Spasm, Tremor, Convulsion, Decreased Appetite

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-03-08

Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-02-16
    End date: 2012-02-29

Other drugs received by patient: Fluvoxamine Maleate; Estazolam; Rilyfter; Evamyl; Brotizolam; Diazepam



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-05-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Insomnia, Corneal Reflex Decreased, Headache, Muscle Rigidity, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro



Possible Lexapro side effects in 36 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-04-20

Patient: 36 year old female

Reactions: Oligohydramnios, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix; Potassium Chloride



Possible Lexapro side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-04-17

Patient: male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-04-17

Patient: female, weighing 45.0 kg (99.0 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Nausea, Facial Spasm, Tremor, Convulsion, Decreased Appetite

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-02-16
    End date: 2012-02-29

Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-01
    End date: 2012-03-08

Other drugs received by patient: Fluvoxamine Maleate; Brotizolam; Estazolam; Rilyfter; Diazepam; Evamyl



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-04-17

Patient: female, weighing 42.0 kg (92.4 pounds)

Reactions: Vomiting, Dysphonia, Tremor, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2012-03-09
    End date: 2012-03-09

Rhythmy
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Lexapro side effects in female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-03-21

Patient: female

Reactions: Tremor, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro



Possible Lexapro side effects in 20 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-03-08

Patient: 20 year old female, weighing 62.6 kg (137.7 pounds)

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambien
    Dosage: (df)

Lexapro
    Dosage: (df)

Viibryd
    Dosage: (df)

Wellbutrin XL
    Dosage: (300 mg, )
    Start date: 2012-02-01



Possible Lexapro side effects in 84 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-02-23

Patient: 84 year old female

Reactions: Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion, Dizziness, Loss of Consciousness, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 5 mg (5 mg, 1 in 1 d),oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-16

Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d),oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Durotep (Fentanyl) (Fentanyl); Remicade; Rheumatrex (Methotrexate) (Methotrexate)



Possible Lexapro side effects in 83 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-02-15

Patient: 83 year old female

Reactions: Dizziness, Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion, Convulsion, Loss of Consciousness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 5 mg ( 5 mg, 1 in 1 d ) oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-16

Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral,
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2011-11-01
    End date: 2011-11-01

Other drugs received by patient: Rheumatrex (Methotrexate) (Methotrexate); Durotep (Fentanyl) (Fentanyl); Remicade



Possible Lexapro side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-01-26

Patient: male, weighing 93.0 kg (204.6 pounds)

Reactions: Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Coma, Snoring, Convulsion, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Sinus Bradycardia, Respiratory Acidosis, Poisoning, Miosis, Suicide Attempt, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Baclofen
    Dosage: overdose 1850 mg (once)

Lexapro
    Dosage: overdose: unclear if 160mg or 100 mg (once)

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: overdose 230 mg (once)



Possible Lexapro side effects in 51 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-01-24

Patient: 51 year old female, weighing 57.0 kg (125.4 pounds)

Reactions: Lymphocyte Percentage Decreased, White Blood Cell Count Decreased, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, Blood Albumin Decreased, Convulsion, Tremor, Blood Calcium Decreased, Dehydration, Insomnia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Uric Acid Increased, Feeling Abnormal, Decreased Appetite

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral, 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Major Depression
    Start date: 2011-09-01
    End date: 2011-11-30

Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral, 10 mg (10 mg, 1 in 1 d), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Major Depression
    Start date: 2011-12-01
    End date: 2011-12-05

Other drugs received by patient: Depas (Etizolam) (Etizolam); Rohypnol (Flunitrazepam) (Flunitrazepam); Amoxan (Amoxapine) (Amoxapine); Zolpidem Tartrate



Possible Lexapro side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-01-19

Patient: male, weighing 93.0 kg (204.6 pounds)

Reactions: Intentional Overdose, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Coma, Toxicity To Various Agents, Sinus Bradycardia, Convulsion, Respiratory Acidosis, Suicide Attempt, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Baclofen
    Dosage: 1850 mg, once, oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis

Lexapro
    Dosage: 160 mg, once

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: 230 mg, once



Possible Lexapro side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2012-01-05

Patient: male, weighing 93.0 kg (204.6 pounds)

Reactions: Coma, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Snoring, Blood Lactic Acid Increased, Convulsion, Sinus Bradycardia, Respiratory Rate Decreased, Respiratory Acidosis, Miosis, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Suicide Attempt, Muscle Spasms

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Baclofen
    Dosage: (1850 mg, once), oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Multiple Sclerosis

Lexapro
    Dosage: (160 mg, once)

Mirtazapine
    Dosage: (230 mg, once)



Possible Lexapro side effects in 51 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Denmark on 2012-01-05

Patient: 51 year old female, weighing 47.0 kg (103.4 pounds)

Reactions: Pyrexia, Feeling Abnormal, Foaming AT Mouth, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg,1 in 1 d),oral : 10 mg (10 mg,1 in 1 d),oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    End date: 2011-11-29

Lexapro
    Dosage: 20 mg (20 mg,1 in 1 d),oral : 10 mg (10 mg,1 in 1 d),oral
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-11-30
    End date: 2011-12-05

Other drugs received by patient: Amoxapine; Depas (Etizolam); Zolpidem Tartrate



Possible Lexapro side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2011-11-22

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro

Other drugs received by patient: Lexotan (Bromazepam) (Tablets) (Bromazepam); Flunitrazepam (Flunitrazepam) (Flunitrazepam); Benzalin (Nitrazepam)(nitrazepam); Irribow (Ramosetron Hydrochloride)(ramosetron Hydrochloride); Cymbalta (Duloxetine Hydrochloride)(duloxetine Hydrochloride); Amoxan (Amoxapine)(amoxapine); Ravona (Pentobarbital Calcium)(pentobarbital Calcium); Seniran (Bromazepam) (Bromazepam)



Possible Lexapro side effects in 25 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2011-11-22

Patient: 25 year old male

Reactions: Altered State of Consciousness, Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro



Possible Lexapro side effects in 24 year old female

Reported by a pharmacist from Denmark on 2011-11-07

Patient: 24 year old female

Reactions: Convulsion, Loss of Consciousness

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lexapro

Other drugs received by patient: Dogmatyl (Sulpiride); Inderal; Meilax (Ethyl Loflazepate); Amoban (Zopiclone); Amoxapine; Gaster (Omeprazole); Metligine (Midodrine Hydrochloride)



Possible Lexapro side effects in 32 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Denmark on 2011-10-11

Patient: 32 year old male

Reactions: Convulsion

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amoxapine

Lexapro
    Dosage: 10 mg (10 mg,1 in 1 d)
    Indication: Depression
    Start date: 2011-08-24
    End date: 2011-09-26

Other drugs received by patient: Flunitrazepam (Flunitrazepam) (Flunitrazepam); Lexotan (Bromazepam) (Tablets) (Bromazepam)

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