Review: could Lexapro cause Crohn's disease?
We study 35,596 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,286 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 157,764 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 18, 2014: 35,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 158 people (0.44%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.10% of all the 157,887 people who have Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Lexapro when people have Crohn's disease * :
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Lexapro * :
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||26.06%||15.49%||15.49%||16.20%||19.72%||7.04% |
Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Lexapro ** :
How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (79 people, 50.00%)
- Depression (49 people, 31.01%)
- Acne (30 people, 18.99%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 17.09%)
- Pain (14 people, 8.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (47 people, 29.75%)
- Accutane (39 people, 24.68%)
- Klonopin (33 people, 20.89%)
- Remicade (23 people, 14.56%)
- Prednisone (22 people, 13.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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