Lexapro and Muscle pain - from FDA reports
Muscle pain is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Synthroid, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Muscle 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 Sep, 18, 2017
51,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 817 people (1.58%) have Muscle pain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Muscle pain *:
- < 1 month: 28.3 %
- 1 - 6 months: 30.19 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.55 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.66 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.89 %
- 10+ years: 16.98 %
Gender of people who have Muscle pain when taking Lexapro *:
- female: 77.13 %
- male: 22.87 %
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Lexapro *:
- 0-1: 0.15 %
- 2-9: 0.15 %
- 10-19: 2.31 %
- 20-29: 4.46 %
- 30-39: 10.0 %
- 40-49: 22.62 %
- 50-59: 24.15 %
- 60+: 36.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (105 people, 12.85%)
- Osteoporosis (64 people, 7.83%)
- Pain (53 people, 6.49%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (43 people, 5.26%)
- High Blood Pressure (42 people, 5.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (98 people, 12.00%)
- Ambien (95 people, 11.63%)
- Xanax (93 people, 11.38%)
- Nexium (91 people, 11.14%)
- Aspirin (85 people, 10.40%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Joint Pain (295 people, 36.11%)
- Fatigue (242 people, 29.62%)
- Pain (220 people, 26.93%)
- Weakness (208 people, 25.46%)
- Nausea (181 people, 22.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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