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Review: could Lexapro cause Chills?

Summary: Chills is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression.

We study 35,681 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 439 have Chills. Find out below who they are, when they have Chills and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,391 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Trend of lexapro reports

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) (latest reports from 45,468 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain.

Trend of Chills reports

On Oct, 29, 2014: 35,665 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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  • Has anyone been helped by taking lexapro and wellbutrin?
    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
    I am the mom of a 22 year old who is trying to get through college and can't seem to find the right meds for depression. She is taking Lexapro and I am wondering if adding Wellbutrin will help.

  • Can my eye twitch be because of lexapro?
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Eyelid Twitch, Muscle Twitching, Twitch - Eyelid, and takes Clonazepam, Lexapro)
    So I have had symptoms of anxiety and depression due to a lot of stressors and disasters that happened in my life over the past two years. As my anxiety got worse after a breast biopsy, I started freaking out and thinking I may have MS because my sister has MS. So I went to my GP and she decided my ...

  • My mom is 88. she takes lexapro in the evening. she wakes up hallucinating. it's starting to get to her. what should i try for her?
    (Asked by a 88 year old woman who has Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, High Blood Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure, Dementia (controlled), and takes Multivitamin, Lipitor, Claritin, Allopurinol, Diltiazem Hydrochloride, Namenda Xr, Aricept, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride, Bystolic, Lexapro)
    My mom has been taking Lexapro for about 2 1/2 to 3 months. She was taking it in the morning and her therapist felt it was making her drowsy. I began giving it to her before bed, and I believe that is when she started waking up during the night with hallucinations. I'm not sure if they are vivid ...

  • Has anybody who is on cipralex or lexapro been diagnosed with pancreatic cyst❓
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Pancreatic Cyst, and takes Lexapro)
    I was on cipralex for a year. Last week a large pancreatic cyst 7 cm was found incidentally. In the past I have been hospitalized because of kidney reaction to tetracycline antibiotic

  • My doctor prescribed citalopram for depression but l have myasthenia gravis is the ol
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Depression, and takes Lisinopril, Atorvastatin Calcium, Prednisolone, Azathioprine)
    Could anyone help, my doctor has given me citalopram for depression but I have myasthenia gravis is this ok I have read it might not be safe?

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