Escitalopram and Night sweats - from FDA reports
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 Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Night sweats with Escitalopram. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,118 people who have side effects when taking Escitalopram from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
21,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 54 people (0.26%) have Night sweats
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Escitalopram when people have Night sweats *:
- < 1 month: 63.64 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.36 %
- 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: 62.26 %
- male: 37.74 %
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Escitalopram *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 8.7 %
- 30-39: 21.74 %
- 40-49: 13.04 %
- 50-59: 19.57 %
- 60+: 36.96 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (7 people, 12.96%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 9.26%)
- Hepatitis C (5 people, 9.26%)
- Pain (4 people, 7.41%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (4 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (7 people, 12.96%)
- Seroquel (5 people, 9.26%)
- Ribavirin (5 people, 9.26%)
- Cymbalta (4 people, 7.41%)
- Clonazepam (4 people, 7.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (15 people, 27.78%)
- Nausea (14 people, 25.93%)
- Weakness (13 people, 24.07%)
- Headache (11 people, 20.37%)
- Fatigue (11 people, 20.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I used lamotrigine for 5 years for epilepsy and experienced extensive night sweat which increasee with dosage. Quit approx 2 years ago and are still having regular episodes with night sweats, up to months before getting better for a short period of time. The smell is very distinctive and reminds ...
I have had a life long history of low-average cholesterol levels. I've been taking Escitalopram (10mg) for the past 5 years and have noted an alarming increase in cholesterol levels for the past year. My doctor said I hould exercise and change my diet. At age 77, I exercise 30min per day and ...
I have been taking Sonata for my insomnia since November of 2015. I am 64 years old. I noticed almost immediately that I was having night sweats similar to the ones I was having during the onset of menopause. Some nights I have to change my night gown 4 times in one night. Other nights it's ...
User reviews to the study
I have been taking this drug for about a month. I am only on 5mg per day. I just started having nausea all day long. I see that nausea is a common side effect- but wondering if it can start after a month of taking it. :)
I just went off Cymbalta because it makes my restless leg worse. He put me on Escitalopram and although I haven't started it yet I am saddened to see that it can also affect RLS. Please advise me if I should even start it or not. If not, is there another antianxiety med that doesn't worsen RLS?
Hello , i have been having problems with sweating for the last 6 mths :( and with this my Eczema is constantly out of control :( i have tried everything , washes , creams , ect ! still sweating and not just at nightime but mainly would be nightime often waking to soaking pillows and sheets ! any ...