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Review: could Lexapro cause Joint pain?

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 35,789 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,330 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 39,506 Lexapro users)

Joint pain

Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,897 Joint pain patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 35,765 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 1,330 people (3.72%) have Joint Pain.

Trend of Joint pain in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Joint pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Joint pain25.58%29.07%4.65%4.65%16.28%5.81%13.95%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.00%0.00%3.23%2.98%9.44%19.54%34.69%30.13%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain0.00%58.62%41.38%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain0.00%7.69%92.31%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (352 people, 26.47%)
  2. Anxiety (164 people, 12.33%)
  3. Osteoporosis (154 people, 11.58%)
  4. Pain (147 people, 11.05%)
  5. Hypertension (128 people, 9.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (294 people, 22.11%)
  2. Zometa (292 people, 21.95%)
  3. Aspirin (237 people, 17.82%)
  4. Xanax (234 people, 17.59%)
  5. Nexium (233 people, 17.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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