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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

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.

Trend of Heartburn - chronic in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Heartburn - chronic * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn - chronic7.69%7.69%23.08%15.38%15.38%30.77%0.00%

Age of people who have Heartburn - chronic when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn - chronic0.00%0.00%2.90%1.45%5.80%24.64%27.54%37.68%

Severity of Heartburn - chronic when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Heartburn - chronic9.09%45.45%36.36%9.09%

How people recovered from Heartburn - chronic ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Heartburn - chronic0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (20 people, 27.78%)
  2. Depression (19 people, 26.39%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (15 people, 20.83%)
  4. Bone lesion (13 people, 18.06%)
  5. Muscle spasms (13 people, 18.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (23 people, 31.94%)
  2. Neurontin (22 people, 30.56%)
  3. Ambien (22 people, 30.56%)
  4. Prevacid (21 people, 29.17%)
  5. Percocet (21 people, 29.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

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  • 5 minutes after taking clindamycin hcl, i had heartburn so bad i though i was gonna puke. it was very painful and when i burped i threw up in my mouth and it tasted horrible.

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  • Significantly decreased motivation over the past year.

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