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


This is a personalized comparison Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin, Zoloft for a woman aged 71. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Jun, 13, 2018

25,071 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: 0.14 %

Most common side effects:

Lexapro:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
Celexa:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Pain
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper
  4. Acute Kidney Failure
  5. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Wellbutrin:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
Zoloft:
  1. Abdominal Discomfort
  2. Abdominal Distension
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Abdominal Pain Upper
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
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Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Lexapro:
  1. Abdominal Distension
  2. Acute Kidney Failure
  3. Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
  4. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood)
Celexa:
  1. Abnormal Dreams
  2. Acute Kidney Failure
  3. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  4. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  5. Anaemia (lack of blood)
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
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
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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, depression, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 22,534 Urinary retention patients).


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