Lexapro and Headache - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 75,368 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro. Headache is found, especially among people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Ambien and have Multiple sclerosis.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Lexapro and have Headache. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
75,368 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 4,584 people (6.08%) have Headache.
What is Lexapro?
Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is used in depression. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 88,414 Lexapro users.
What is Headache?
Headache (pain in head) is found to be associated with 5,264 drugs and 5,646 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 714,741 people who have Headache.
Number of Lexapro and Headache reports submitted per year:
Time on Lexapro when people have Headache *:
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Lexapro*:
Age of people who have Headache when taking Lexapro *:
Common drugs people take besides Lexapro *:
Common side effects people have besides Headache *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Lexapro and have Headache?Check whether Headache is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Related publications that referenced our studies
- 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 .
Lexapro side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Lexapro side effects (88,414 reports)
Headache treatments and more:
- Headache (714,741 reports)
Common drugs associated with Headache:
- Prednisone: 34,946 reports
- Methotrexate: 28,536 reports
- Humira: 26,867 reports
- Enbrel: 26,565 reports
- Aspirin: 21,238 reports
- Otezla: 16,774 reports
- Xeljanz: 16,267 reports
- Omeprazole: 15,229 reports
- Ibuprofen: 15,134 reports
- Vitamin d: 14,927 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Headache:
- Headache (5,264 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Headache:
- Multiple sclerosis: 41,461 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 40,932 reports
- High blood pressure: 24,649 reports
- Primary pulmonary hypertension: 21,717 reports
- Psoriasis: 21,398 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Headache:
- Headache (5,646 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on escitalopram oxalate (the active ingredients of Lexapro) and Lexapro (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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