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 Dec, 31, 2017
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:
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 (3 people, 23.08%)
- Preventive Health Care (3 people, 23.08%)
- Bipolar I 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%)
- Risperidone (1 person, 7.69%)
- Amisulpride (1 person, 7.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Paranoia (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 (1 person, 7.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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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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