My doctor has prescribed me to take nexcital, a drug containing escitalopram. This has been given to me for panic attacks and anxiety problems. After taking this drug I have experienced side effects such as dry mouth and frequent drop and rise in my blood pressure. Is the drug affecting my blood pressure.
15 Nov 2012
It may cause hypertension ( high blood pressure).
Cardiovascular side effects including palpitation and hypertension have been reported frequently. Bradycardia, tachycardia, ECG abnormalities, flushing, and varicose veins have been reported infrequently. Angioedema, cardiac failure, deep vein thrombosis phlebitis thrombosis, atrial fibrillation, hypotension, myocardial infarction, orthostatic hypotension, QT prolongation, torsades de pointes, and ventricular tachycardia have been reported; however, a causal relationship with escitalopram has not been determined.
Read more at : http://www.drugs.com/sfx/escitalopram-side-effects.html
I suggest you inform your Dr. asap.
- Escitalopram Information for Consumers
- Escitalopram Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Escitalopram (detailed)
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