Review: could Escitalopram oxalate cause High blood pressure?
We study 3,628 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram oxalate from FDA and social media. Among them, 97 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Escitalopram oxalate (latest outcomes from 3,812 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,143,198 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 26, 2014: 3,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram oxalate. Among them, 97 people (2.67%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,179,299 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
Time on Escitalopram oxalate when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||76.92%||3.85%||11.54%||0.00%||0.00%||3.85%||3.85% |
Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate * :
|High blood pressure||78.50%||21.50% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.94%||5.83%||27.18%||24.27%||40.78% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (28 people, 28.87%)
- Hypertension (16 people, 16.49%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (9 people, 9.28%)
- Bipolar i disorder (8 people, 8.25%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 6.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Mirtazapine (19 people, 19.59%)
- Alprazolam (17 people, 17.53%)
- Zolpidem tartrate (15 people, 15.46%)
- Clonazepam (14 people, 14.43%)
- Aspirin (12 people, 12.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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