Review: could Lexapro cause Heartburn - chronic (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Heartburn - chronic is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 35,729 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Heartburn - chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn - chronic and more.
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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,446 Lexapro users)
Heartburn - chronic
Heartburn - chronic (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 18,949 Heartburn - chronic patients)
On Dec, 26, 2014: 35,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 72 people (0.20%) have Heartburn - Chronic.
Time on Lexapro when people have Heartburn - chronic * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heartburn - chronic||7.69%||7.69%||23.08%||15.38%||15.38%||30.77%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heartburn - chronic when taking Lexapro * :
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||0.00%||2.90%||1.45%||5.80%||24.64%||27.54%||37.68% |
Severity of Heartburn - chronic when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heartburn - chronic||9.09%||45.45%||36.36%||9.09% |
How people recovered from Heartburn - chronic ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Heartburn - chronic||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (20 people, 27.78%)
- Depression (19 people, 26.39%)
- Multiple myeloma (15 people, 20.83%)
- Bone lesion (13 people, 18.06%)
- Muscle spasms (13 people, 18.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (23 people, 31.94%)
- Neurontin (22 people, 30.56%)
- Ambien (22 people, 30.56%)
- Prevacid (21 people, 29.17%)
- Percocet (21 people, 29.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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