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Review: could Lexapro cause Crohn's disease?

Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 35,756 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

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,466 Lexapro users)

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 75,768 Crohn's disease patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 35,729 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 158 people (0.44%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Crohn's disease * :

n/a

Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%26.06%15.49%15.49%16.20%19.72%7.04%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Lexapro ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (79 people, 50.00%)
  2. Depression (49 people, 31.01%)
  3. Acne (30 people, 18.99%)
  4. Anxiety (27 people, 17.09%)
  5. Pain (14 people, 8.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (47 people, 29.75%)
  2. Accutane (39 people, 24.68%)
  3. Klonopin (33 people, 20.89%)
  4. Remicade (23 people, 14.56%)
  5. Prednisone (22 people, 13.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have quit smoking about 4 wks ago. i'm having nightmares for the 5 days. my question is do the nightmares taper off or do they never stop?
    I've been on lexapro for 7 yrs. This is the only med that works for me I've tired lots of diff meds for my anxiety/depression and the all made me nuts or want to die. Even the generic gave me nightmare so I stopped that one. I literally have little to no stress in my life either. So lexapro is the best for me. Anyway I'm getting healthy working out and I quit smoking about 4 wks ago. The nightmares have been going on all wk. They are stressing me out blah. When are these crazy stressful dreams gonna stop? Or at least tapper off?
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    lexapro started only a week ago, feel tightness in jaw and headache, sleeplessness, not sure if lexapro is good for me if i cannot ever take an aspirin or tylenol for sleep.

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