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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Joint pain with Lexapro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 51,806 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 20, 2017

51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,929 people (3.72%) have Joint pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Joint pain?

Time on Lexapro when people have Joint pain *:

  • < 1 month: 28.12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.69 %
  • 10+ years: 12.5 %

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

  • female: 77.09 %
  • male: 22.91 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.69 %
  • 20-29: 2.88 %
  • 30-39: 9.94 %
  • 40-49: 17.63 %
  • 50-59: 33.46 %
  • 60+: 33.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (242 people, 12.55%)
  • Osteoporosis (193 people, 10.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (168 people, 8.71%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (128 people, 6.64%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (110 people, 5.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (365 people, 18.92%)
  • Zometa (341 people, 17.68%)
  • Xanax (300 people, 15.55%)
  • Protonix (271 people, 14.05%)
  • Nexium (254 people, 13.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (689 people, 35.72%)
  • Pain In Extremity (552 people, 28.62%)
  • Back Pain (523 people, 27.11%)
  • Fatigue (501 people, 25.97%)
  • Weakness (447 people, 23.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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