Lexapro and Joint pain - from FDA reports
Joint pain is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 50,672 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
50,672 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,903 people (3.76%) have Joint Pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Joint Pain *:
- < 1 month: 28.12 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.81 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.19 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.69 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 77.05 %
- male: 22.95 %
Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.66 %
- 20-29: 2.92 %
- 30-39: 9.92 %
- 40-49: 17.77 %
- 50-59: 33.59 %
- 60+: 33.14 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (419 people, 22.02%)
- Pain (236 people, 12.40%)
- Stress And Anxiety (214 people, 11.25%)
- Osteoporosis (193 people, 10.14%)
- High Blood Pressure (166 people, 8.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (362 people, 19.02%)
- Zometa (341 people, 17.92%)
- Xanax (300 people, 15.76%)
- Protonix (271 people, 14.24%)
- Nexium (251 people, 13.19%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (684 people, 35.94%)
- Stress And Anxiety (565 people, 29.69%)
- Pain In Extremity (550 people, 28.90%)
- Back Pain (519 people, 27.27%)
- Fatigue (492 people, 25.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I just started it almost a month and a half ago, but it's really helping my depression and I don't want to stop and wait and try other medications, but I've started having dermatillomania and not being able to sleep at night. Is this something I can wait out and try to control or should I find ...
I started taking Topamax (topiramate) a couple months ago. I started experiencing a lot of joint and muscle pain. Ibuprofen and Aleve don't help. Thinking the pain might be related to the Topamax, my doctor recommended I stop taking it, saying- we will know if the drug is causing it if side ...
I had my dose of lexapro increased from 15 mg. to 20 mg. After which I started having extreme restlessness, high levels of anxiety, bad thoughts of hopelessness and acute depression. I was given cogentin to stop the moving and restlessness but it's not really working.
I take 10 MG of Lexapro a day. Xanax as needed. I drug tested via swab last week and it came back positive for meth and amphetamines. Neither have i ever used in my life. The only other drug I took was a Zytrec D. I am baffled and need answers
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