Escitalopram and Night sweats - from FDA reports


Summary

Night sweats is found among people who take Escitalopram, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xyrem, and have Depression . We study 17,868 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA. Among them, 46 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Escitalopram

Escitalopram has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Escitalopram 19,469 users)

Night Sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 17,289 Night sweats patients).

On Jan, 28, 2017

17,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 46 people (0.26%) have Night Sweats


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Escitalopram cause Night sweats?

Time on Escitalopram when people have Night Sweats *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Night Sweats when taking Escitalopram *:

  • female: 62.22 %
  • male: 37.78 %

Age of people who have Night Sweats when taking Escitalopram *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 9.76 %
  • 30-39: 21.95 %
  • 40-49: 14.63 %
  • 50-59: 17.07 %
  • 60+: 36.59 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Narcolepsy (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Hepatitis C (5 people, 10.87%)
  • Muscle Spasms (3 people, 6.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (6 people, 13.04%)
  • Ribavirin (5 people, 10.87%)
  • Seroquel (4 people, 8.70%)
  • Cymbalta (4 people, 8.70%)
  • Clonazepam (4 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (15 people, 32.61%)
  • Weakness (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Nausea (12 people, 26.09%)
  • Headache (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 19.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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