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Lexapro Side Effects

I read that Lexapro can have serious side effects such as bleeding (gums, gastrointestinal, rectal).  Is this possible?  I've had some of the other side effects: raapid heart, sweating, odor from armpits, more anxious, bleeding gums).  I started taking multi-vitamins and Omegas 3-6-9 and running.  Only ran a few days (5 in a week  and a half) and did light pushups and dips.  Could this be enough to aid the Lexapro to create bleeding?  Also read it may cause blood clots.  I do I know if I am passing a blood clot that may have formed in my gastrointestinal tract?
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Lately I'm been freezing when I'm outside in the hot weather.  At first I'll be sweating like a bird bath, then all of the sudden, I'm cold.  I'm wondering if the meds that I'm on maybe the reason of this.  Or is it something else.  I'm scared.  HELP.
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Hi and thanks for using the forum.

All drugs have side effects.  Some side effects are more common than others.  Lexapro is used to treat major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder in adults.  Some common side effects of Lexapro include nausea, difficulty sleeping, increased sweating, and drowsiness.  Bleeding is a less common side effect, but can occur.  It is important to let your health care provider know if  you have a history of bleeding disorders or if you take blood thinners, NSAIDS (such as naproxen or ibuprofen) or aspirin since this can increase the chances of bleeding.  There is nothing wrong with exercising while taking Lexapro.  You would want to notify your doctor if you are having any  unusual bruising or bleeding or if you are having black or bloody stools.  Always talk with your doctor before stopping Lexapro.  I hope this info answers your questions.  Good luck.

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