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Review: could Lexapro cause Joint pain?

We study 35,596 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,326 have Joint pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint pain and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,286 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Joint pain

Joint pain (latest reports from 798,584 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 35,586 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 1,326 people (3.73%) have Joint Pain. They amount to 0.17% of all the 801,706 people who have Joint Pain on eHealthMe.

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 pain26.83%30.49%3.66%4.88%15.85%4.88%13.41%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Joint pain0.00%0.00%3.24%2.99%9.30%19.52%34.72%30.23%

Severity of Joint pain when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Joint pain0.00%56.00%44.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Joint pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Joint pain0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (350 people, 26.40%)
  2. Anxiety (163 people, 12.29%)
  3. Osteoporosis (154 people, 11.61%)
  4. Pain (145 people, 10.94%)
  5. Hypertension (128 people, 9.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (294 people, 22.17%)
  2. Zometa (292 people, 22.02%)
  3. Aspirin (237 people, 17.87%)
  4. Xanax (234 people, 17.65%)
  5. Nexium (233 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • All lesions necrosis
    Painful granulomas
    I live in chronic pain and fatigue

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  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Struggle to focus at times, procrastinating, lack drive etc. and dizzy when bending over.

    Joint pain in right elbow (last few weeks on and off), left hip (5 days ago),right hand (4 days ago),left foot (4 days ago and underneath (heel area) making it difficult to walk).

    I sleep well with Circadin (melatonin based sleeping tablet)

    and feet, hip do not hurt when laying down at night.

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • I feel pain in all articutions, but doctors doesn,t beieve me and after 6 months ir hurs a lot. I couldnĂ© pul my feet on tnhe floor and now I,m feeling better.

    Reply

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