Review: could Escitalopram cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Escitalopram, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Escitalopram oxalate, and have Depression.
We study 10,348 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA and social media. Among them, 375 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Escitalopram has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,259 Escitalopram users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,378 Headache patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 10,348 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram. Among them, 375 people (3.62%) have Headache.
Time on Escitalopram when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Escitalopram * :
Severity of Headache when taking Escitalopram ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (110 people, 29.33%)
- Anxiety (40 people, 10.67%)
- Pain (40 people, 10.67%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (22 people, 5.87%)
- Fatigue (21 people, 5.60%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram oxalate (119 people, 31.73%)
- Clonazepam (32 people, 8.53%)
- Nexium (31 people, 8.27%)
- Modafinil (28 people, 7.47%)
- Gabapentin (27 people, 7.20%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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