Lexapro and Joint pain - from FDA reports


Summary

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:

Could Lexapro cause Joint pain?

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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