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Review: could Lexapro cause Chills?

Summary: Chills is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression. We study 35,806 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 440 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,520 Lexapro users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 45,608 Chills patients)

On May, 1, 2015: 35,789 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 439 people (1.23%) have Chills.

Trend of Chills in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Chills * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chills35.56%51.11%2.22%4.44%6.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Chills when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chills0.00%0.00%2.06%4.11%13.88%22.37%34.96%22.62%

Severity of Chills when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chills0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Chills ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chills0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (71 people, 16.17%)
  2. Pain (40 people, 9.11%)
  3. Anxiety (28 people, 6.38%)
  4. Multiple sclerosis (28 people, 6.38%)
  5. Hypertension (26 people, 5.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (84 people, 19.13%)
  2. Paxil (79 people, 18.00%)
  3. Prilosec (71 people, 16.17%)
  4. Zometa (69 people, 15.72%)
  5. Aspirin (68 people, 15.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • Only have these these chills approximately 30 to 45 min after I take these meds in the AM

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Began taking Lexapro and after 4 days of taking it began to develop hives. Not sure what was causing these hives, I continued taking the Lexapro 10mgs for a total of 3 weeks. After ruling out other possibilities of what the cause was, I determined it was the Lexapro... The Hives spread over many parts of my body, starting on my hands and under arms, moving to all other areas. The rash would appear most at night and would lessen by morning. The hives on my lower extremities disappeared only to be replaced with dark and painful bruises. It has now been over a week and the symptoms are not lessening in anyway...

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I'm cured of hep c after two rounds of peg/ RIBA and a BMS mystery drug. Still clammy, fever, chills, and fatigue 8 mos. after I quit the meds.

    Reply

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