Could Lexapro cause Chills - from FDA reports


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 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 50,386 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 604 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 Lexapro 54,024 users)

Chills

Chills (felling of cold) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 69,843 Chills patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

50,386 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 604 people (1.2%) have Chills


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Chills?

Time on Lexapro when people have Chills *:

  • < 1 month: 39.13 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.13 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chills when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 71.62 %
  • male: 28.38 %

Age of people who have Chills when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.34 %
  • 20-29: 4.29 %
  • 30-39: 13.84 %
  • 40-49: 20.08 %
  • 50-59: 32.16 %
  • 60+: 27.1 %

Severity of Chills **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (99 people, 16.39%)
  • Prilosec (94 people, 15.56%)
  • Paxil (85 people, 14.07%)
  • Zometa (82 people, 13.58%)
  • Synthroid (75 people, 12.42%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (56 people, 9.27%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (48 people, 7.95%)
  • High Blood Pressure (38 people, 6.29%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (248 people, 41.06%)
  • Fever (219 people, 36.26%)
  • Pain (183 people, 30.30%)
  • Headache (179 people, 29.64%)
  • Fatigue (170 people, 28.15%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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