Review: could Escitalopram cause Headache?
We study 10,304 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA and social media. Among them, 372 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Escitalopram (latest outcomes from 11,204 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,198,596 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 10,299 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram. Among them, 372 people (3.61%) have Headache. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,197,670 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.
Time on Escitalopram when people have Headache * :
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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 (108 people, 29.03%)
- Pain (40 people, 10.75%)
- Anxiety (39 people, 10.48%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (22 people, 5.91%)
- Fatigue (21 people, 5.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram oxalate (118 people, 31.72%)
- Clonazepam (32 people, 8.60%)
- Nexium (31 people, 8.33%)
- Modafinil (28 people, 7.53%)
- Gabapentin (27 people, 7.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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