Review: could Escitalopram Oxalate cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Escitalopram Oxalate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Mirtazapine, and have Depression . We study 3,794 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram oxalate from FDA and social media. Among them, 94 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Escitalopram Oxalate

Escitalopram oxalate has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Escitalopram oxalate 5,021 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 476,852 High blood pressure patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

3,794 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram Oxalate.
Among them, 94 people (2.48%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Escitalopram oxalate cause High blood pressure?

Time on Escitalopram Oxalate when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Escitalopram Oxalate *:

  • female: 78.26 %
  • male: 21.74 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Escitalopram Oxalate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.41 %
  • 30-39: 6.82 %
  • 40-49: 20.45 %
  • 50-59: 20.45 %
  • 60+: 48.86 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Escitalopram Oxalate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (24 people, 25.53%)
  • Hypertension (14 people, 14.89%)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder (9 people, 9.57%)
  • Fibromyalgia (6 people, 6.38%)
  • Essential Tremor (5 people, 5.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirtazapine (17 people, 18.09%)
  • Alprazolam (14 people, 14.89%)
  • Aspirin (11 people, 11.70%)
  • Lithium Citrate (9 people, 9.57%)
  • Ziprasidone Hydrochloride (8 people, 8.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (13 people, 13.83%)
  • Dyspnoea (12 people, 12.77%)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (10 people, 10.64%)
  • Headache (10 people, 10.64%)
  • Drug Ineffective (10 people, 10.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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