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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,119 people who have side effects when taking Escitalopram from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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28,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 13 people (0.05%) have Acute psychosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Escitalopram when people have Acute psychosis *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 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 %
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%
- Sleep Disorder: 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%
- Triticum: 1 person, 7.69%
- Seroquel: 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%
- Withdrawal Syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance): 1 person, 7.69%
- Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood): 1 person, 7.69%
- Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 1 person, 7.69%
- Antisocial Personality Disorder: 1 person, 7.69%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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You are not alone:
Escitalopram has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Escitalopram 29,849 users)
Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, pain, parkinson's disease, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 2,531 Acute psychosis patients).
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Related publications that referenced our studies
- Loebl T, Raskin S, "A novel case report: acute manic psychotic episode after treatment with niacin", The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 2013 Jan .
- O’Brien FE, O’Connor RM, Clarke G, Donovan MD, Dinan TG, Griffin BT, Cryan JF, "The P-glycoprotein inhibitor cyclosporin A differentially influences behavioural and neurochemical responses to the antidepressant escitalopram", Behavioural brain research, 2014 Mar .
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