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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 3,635 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

Escitalopram oxalate has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 3,819 Escitalopram oxalate users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 330,147 High blood pressure patients)

On May, 11, 2015: 3,635 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram oxalate. Among them, 97 people (2.67%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Escitalopram oxalate reports

Time on Escitalopram oxalate when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure76.92%3.85%11.54%0.00%0.00%3.85%3.85%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure78.50%21.50%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.00%1.94%5.83%27.18%24.27%40.78%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Escitalopram oxalate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (28 people, 28.87%)
  2. Hypertension (16 people, 16.49%)
  3. Schizoaffective disorder (9 people, 9.28%)
  4. Bipolar i disorder (8 people, 8.25%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (6 people, 6.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mirtazapine (19 people, 19.59%)
  2. Alprazolam (17 people, 17.53%)
  3. Zolpidem tartrate (15 people, 15.46%)
  4. Clonazepam (14 people, 14.43%)
  5. Aspirin (12 people, 12.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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