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 35,765 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 39,475 Lexapro users)
Joint pain has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 118,887 Joint pain patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 35,756 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Biotin for a 19-year old girl with Spoon Nails. The patient has Joint Pain
- A study of side effects of Zoloft for a 59-year old woman with Depression. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of drug interactions between Cialis, Omega 3, Sinemet, Escitalopram, Bystolic, Lotrel, Simvastatin, Clonazepam, Vesicare for a 60-year old man with Incontinence, Age-related Hearing Loss, Parkinson's Disease, Depression, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Sleep Disorder, Urgent Urination. The patient has Fatigue, Parkinsonian Gait, Tremor
- A study of side effects of Avapro for a 61-year old woman with Hypertension. The patient has Bone And Joint Pain
- A study of side effects of Linzess for a 73-year old woman with Constipation. The patient has Joint Pain
Recent Lexapro related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Sertraline, Bupropion Hydrochloride, Prozac, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Lexapro for a 69-year old man who has Depression, Anxiety, Panic Disorders
- Comparions of Zyprexa, Lamictal, Lexapro, Prozac, Mirtazapine for a 45-year old woman who has OCD
- Comparions of Depo-provera, Escitalopram, Lamotrigine for a 38-year old woman who has Bipolar I Disorder
- Comparions of Sertraline, Escitalopram, Duloxetine Hydrochloride, Paxil for a 27-year old man who has Depression
- Comparions of Pristiq, Lexapro for a 58-year old woman who has Depression
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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