Review: could Lexapro cause Muscle pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,107 people who take Lexapro. Among them, 584 have Muscle pain. See who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lexapro (latest outcomes from 39,131 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Lexapro include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 495,197 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 34,107 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 584 people (1.71%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Lexapro when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||33.87%||24.19%||8.06%||6.45%||9.68%||3.23%||14.52% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Lexapro * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||3.18%||4.86%||9.72%||24.11%||24.30%||33.83% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (125 people, 21.40%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (61 people, 10.45%)
- Osteoporosis (50 people, 8.56%)
- Anxiety (47 people, 8.05%)
- Hypertension (35 people, 5.99%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (94 people, 16.10%)
- Nexium (91 people, 15.58%)
- Lipitor (90 people, 15.41%)
- Synthroid (76 people, 13.01%)
- Ambien (74 people, 12.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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