Escitalopram and Acute psychosis - from FDA reports

Acute psychosis is found among people who take Escitalopram, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Stelara, and have Parkinson's disease. This review analyzes which people have Acute psychosis with Escitalopram. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,118 people who have side effects when taking Escitalopram from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 14, 2018

21,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 13 people (0.06%) have Acute psychosis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Escitalopram cause Acute psychosis?

Time on Escitalopram when people have Acute psychosis *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Escitalopram *:

  • female: 16.67 %
  • male: 83.33 %

Age of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Escitalopram *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 10 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 70 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Parkinson's Disease: 5 people, 38.46%
  • Psychotic Disorder: 3 people, 23.08%
  • Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin): 3 people, 23.08%
  • Preventive Health Care: 3 people, 23.08%
  • Bipolar I Disorder (mood disorder that is characterized by at least one manic or mixed episode): 1 person, 7.69%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zyprexa: 3 people, 23.08%
  • Stelara: 3 people, 23.08%
  • Carbidopa And Levodopa: 2 people, 15.38%
  • Risperidone: 1 person, 7.69%
  • Amisulpride: 1 person, 7.69%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur): 2 people, 15.38%
  • White Blood Cell Count Decreased: 1 person, 7.69%
  • Thinking Abnormal: 1 person, 7.69%
  • Erection Problems: 1 person, 7.69%
  • Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action): 1 person, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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