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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause hypoglycemia?

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause hypoglycemia?

Rare, but yes: 0.7% of people on Lexapro (escitalopram) have had hypoglycemia.Many were on Insulin or setoquel. Some were not. 50% had resolution when the drug was stopped, making it likely that these were the ones where Lexapro (escitalopram) was the cause. That would theoretically bring the risk to about 0.35% or 35/10, 000 users. Sorry if it's happening to you. Wish you had won a more profitable lottery. ...Read more

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Blackouts: There are many reasons for "blackouts"; whether it is caused by the medications or by the condition that the medication is treating, or something else, can not be determined through this column. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can hypoglycemia cause anxiety?

Can hypoglycemia cause anxiety?

Yes: It could make you feel your heart racing so that you could experience a feeling of anxiety. The low blood sugar will cause your body to make more Adrenalin making the heart beat faster. ...Read more

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Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause blood pressure spikes?

Could Lexapro (escitalopram) cause blood pressure spikes?

Possible: Yes it can happen. However, it's a good idea to get checked by your primary care physician to make sure other causes are looked at as well. ...Read more

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Can artane cause hypoglycemia?

Can artane cause hypoglycemia?

Unlikely: This is not a common adverse reaction for artane. ...Read more

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Can lowering Lexapro (escitalopram) dose cause anxiety?

Can lowering Lexapro (escitalopram) dose cause anxiety?

Possibly: Lexapro (escitalopram) affects serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain that modulates mood as well as anxiety. Lowering the dose of Lexapro (escitalopram) could increase anxiety, especially if it was done too quickly. Please discuss this with your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Does high dose of Zoloft (sertraline) cause hypertension ?

Does high dose of Zoloft (sertraline) cause hypertension ?

No HTN with Zoloft (sertraline): Zoloft (sertraline) does not cause hypertension, even at high doses. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could zyprexa (olanzapine) withdrawal cause depression?

Could zyprexa (olanzapine) withdrawal cause depression?

See below: If zyprexa (olanzapine) was helping to control mood swings in bipolar disorder, then stopping zyprexa (olanzapine) might lead to depression. ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause bruxism?

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause bruxism?

Definitely, yes: Number of studies have shown that there is clear evidence that SSRIs (e.g. Lexapro) are associated bruxism. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause increased anger?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause increased anger?

That is possible &: is not a good thing. Please let prescribing provider/ psychiatrist know asap. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) cause high blood pressure?

Can celexa (citalopram) cause high blood pressure?

Celexa (citalopram): Rare, at higher daily doses above 40mg. More commonly there is lowering of blood pressure. ...Read more