Who have Lipoatrophy with Escitalopram - from FDA reports

Lipoatrophy is reported only by a few people who take Escitalopram. We study 28,119 people who have side effects while taking Escitalopram from FDA. Among them, 2 have Lipoatrophy. Find out below who they are, when they have Lipoatrophy and more.

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On Dec, 06, 2018

28,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Escitalopram.
Among them, 2 people (0.01%) have Lipoatrophy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Escitalopram cause Lipoatrophy?

Gender of people who have Lipoatrophy when taking Escitalopram *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hiv Infection: 1 person, 50.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lamivudine: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Kaletra: 2 people, 100.00%
  3. Didanosine: 2 people, 100.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum, the thin tissue that lines the inner wall of the abdomen and covers most of the abdominal organs): 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Lipodystrophy Acquired (a regional loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue which usually starts in the face, extends downward acquired): 2 people, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

Do you have Lipoatrophy while taking Escitalopram?

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