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 has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 39,506 Lexapro users)
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.
Time on Lexapro when people have Joint pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint pain||25.58%||29.07%||4.65%||4.65%||16.28%||5.81%||13.95% |
Age of people who have Joint pain when taking Lexapro * :
|Joint pain||0.00%||0.00%||3.23%||2.98%||9.44%||19.54%||34.69%||30.13% |
Severity of Joint pain when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint pain||0.00%||58.62%||41.38%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Joint pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint pain||0.00%||7.69%||92.31% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (352 people, 26.47%)
- Anxiety (164 people, 12.33%)
- Osteoporosis (154 people, 11.58%)
- Pain (147 people, 11.05%)
- Hypertension (128 people, 9.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (294 people, 22.11%)
- Zometa (292 people, 21.95%)
- Aspirin (237 people, 17.82%)
- Xanax (234 people, 17.59%)
- Nexium (233 people, 17.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Escitalopram for a 22-year old woman with Acid Reflux, Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Urinary Frequency Or Urgency, Urine Iron Increased
- A study of drug interactions between Finasteride, Amlodipine Besylate for a 66-year old man with Prostration, High Blood Pressure. The patient has Pain - Joints
- A study of drug interactions between Zofran, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Mono-linyah, Plaquenil, Hyoscyami Folium, Nexium, Wellbutrin, Lexapro for a 21-year old woman with Nausea, Allergies, Birth Control, Lupus, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Chronic Depression, Anxiety. The patient has Pleuritic Pain, Fatigue - Chronic, Lupus, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Nausea
- A study of drug interactions between Metformin, Losartan, Zetia for a 54-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes, High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Muscle Stiffness, Stiffness In A Joint
- A study of drug interactions between Junel Fe 1/20, Lexapro, Fioricet for a 20-year old woman with Birth Control, Anxiety, Headache. The patient has Breast Tenderness
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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