Lexapro and Night sweats - from FDA reports


Summary

Night sweats is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 47,584 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA. Among them, 356 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 54,144 users)

Night Sweats

Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 17,289 Night sweats patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

47,584 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 356 people (0.75%) have Night Sweats


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Night sweats?

Time on Lexapro when people have Night Sweats *:

  • < 1 month: 44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Night Sweats when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 81.66 %
  • male: 18.34 %

Age of people who have Night Sweats when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.7 %
  • 10-19: 1.75 %
  • 20-29: 4.2 %
  • 30-39: 9.79 %
  • 40-49: 22.73 %
  • 50-59: 40.21 %
  • 60+: 20.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (80 people, 22.47%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (58 people, 16.29%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (32 people, 8.99%)
  • Breast Cancer (27 people, 7.58%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (23 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (105 people, 29.49%)
  • Zoloft (90 people, 25.28%)
  • Ambien (87 people, 24.44%)
  • Prevacid (85 people, 23.88%)
  • Xanax (77 people, 21.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (167 people, 46.91%)
  • Pain (162 people, 45.51%)
  • Depression (151 people, 42.42%)
  • Joint Pain (140 people, 39.33%)
  • Nausea (129 people, 36.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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