Review: could Escitalopram cause Night sweats?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,235 people who take Escitalopram. Among them, 28 have Night sweats. See who they are, when they have Night sweats and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Escitalopram (latest outcomes from 10,302 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Escitalopram include completed suicide, fatigue, dizziness, fall, nausea.
Night sweats (sweating in night) (latest reports from 73,557 patients) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, acupuncture and pain, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 10,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram. Among them, 28 people (0.27%) have Night Sweats.
Time on Escitalopram when people have Night sweats * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Night sweats||35.71%||42.86%||7.14%||7.14%||7.14%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Escitalopram * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.33%||30.00%||6.67%||10.00%||40.00% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Escitalopram ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||0.00%||28.57%||71.43%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Night sweats ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (7 people, 25.00%)
- Narcolepsy (5 people, 17.86%)
- Hepatitis c (4 people, 14.29%)
- Major depression (4 people, 14.29%)
- Alcohol use (2 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Escitalopram oxalate (17 people, 60.71%)
- Xyrem (5 people, 17.86%)
- Ribavirin (4 people, 14.29%)
- Clonazepam (3 people, 10.71%)
- Fluticasone propionate (3 people, 10.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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