Review: could Escitalopram cause Night sweats?
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 - 6 months, also take medication Escitalopram oxalate, and have Depression.
We study 10,363 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.
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Escitalopram has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,272 Escitalopram users)
Night Sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,682 Night Sweats patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 10,354 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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