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 . We study 47,584 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 1,842 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,159 users)

Joint Pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, psoriatic arthropathy, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 207,379 Joint pain patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,842 people (3.87%) have Joint Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Joint pain?

Time on Lexapro when people have Joint Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 28.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.59 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.08 %
  • 10+ years: 13.56 %

Gender of people who have Joint Pain when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 77.32 %
  • male: 22.68 %

Age of people who have Joint Pain when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.54 %
  • 20-29: 3.01 %
  • 30-39: 9.77 %
  • 40-49: 18.01 %
  • 50-59: 33.87 %
  • 60+: 32.8 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (406 people, 22.04%)
  • Pain (223 people, 12.11%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (207 people, 11.24%)
  • Osteoporosis (191 people, 10.37%)
  • High Blood Pressure (158 people, 8.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (359 people, 19.49%)
  • Zometa (341 people, 18.51%)
  • Xanax (294 people, 15.96%)
  • Protonix (264 people, 14.33%)
  • Nexium (250 people, 13.57%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (676 people, 36.70%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (552 people, 29.97%)
  • Pain In Extremity (541 people, 29.37%)
  • Back Pain (509 people, 27.63%)
  • Fatigue (474 people, 25.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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