Lexapro Vs. Celexa Vs. Wellbutrin Vs. Zoloft for a female patient aged 71 - from FDA reports


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On Sep, 23, 2018

29,973 females aged 71 (±5) who take Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Zoloft are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Zoloft for a female patient aged 71.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 71
  • Gender: female
  • Reason for the study: Depression

Drugs in this study:

  • Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
  • Wellbutrin (bupropion hydrochloride)
  • Zoloft (sertraline hydrochloride)
  • Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)

eHealthMe real world results for females aged 71 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder):
  • Lexapro: 0.03 %
  • Celexa: 0.1 %
  • Wellbutrin: 0.06 %
  • Zoloft: 0.12 %

Most common side effects:

Lexapro:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  9. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  10. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
Celexa:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Acute Kidney Failure
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  6. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  9. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  10. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
Wellbutrin:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  9. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  10. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Zoloft:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
  6. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  9. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  10. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Lexapro:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Acute Kidney Failure
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  5. Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  6. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  7. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  8. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
  9. Atrial Septal Defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  10. Blindness Unilateral
Celexa:
  1. Abnormal Dreams
  2. Acute Kidney Failure
  3. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  6. Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
  7. Asthmatic Crisis
  8. Atrial Tachycardia (rhythm disturbance that arises in the atria)
  9. Atrioventricular Block Complete (heart block complete)
  10. Back Pain
Wellbutrin:
  1. Abdominal Distension
  2. Abdominal Pain Upper
  3. Acute Coronary Syndrome (acute chest pain and other symptoms that happen because the heart does not get blood)
  4. Adhesion
  5. Anger
  6. Aortic Stenosis (obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta)
  7. Aortic Valve Incompetence
  8. Back Pain
  9. Belching (release of gas from the digestive tract)
  10. Bite
Zoloft:
  1. Abnormal Dreams
  2. Abscess (pus)
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)
  5. Apathy
  6. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  7. Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
  8. Aseptic Necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  9. Atrial Septal Defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  10. Atrophic Vulvovaginitis (inflammation of the vulva)

FDA reports used in this study

What are the drugs?

What are the symptoms?

  • Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 26,725 Urinary retention patients).


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