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Celexa vs Effexor, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 31

This is personalized comparison of Celexa vs Effexor for a female aged 31. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Feb, 5, 2014: 7,577 people are studied in Celexa vs Effexor

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female28Depression

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celexa citalopram hydrobromideForest Labs
Effexor venlafaxine hydrochlorideWyeth Pharms Inc

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 28 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celexa (Forest Labs)Effexor (Wyeth Pharms Inc)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Depression
AnxietySuicidal Ideation
DizzinessAnxiety
Suicidal IdeationHeadache (pain in head)
VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Suicide Attempt

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celexa (Forest Labs)Effexor (Wyeth Pharms Inc)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Visual Field DefectNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAnxiety
AnxietyDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
DepressionDepression
PregnancySuicidal Ideation
Vaginal Haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)Feeling Abnormal
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Headache (pain in head)
DizzinessAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celexa (Forest Labs)Effexor (Wyeth Pharms Inc)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Depression
DizzinessSuicidal Ideation
AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
Suicidal IdeationAnxiety
VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Vomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celexa (Forest Labs)Effexor (Wyeth Pharms Inc)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Visual Field DefectDizziness
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAnxiety
DepressionDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
DizzinessDepression
PregnancyFeeling Abnormal
Vaginal Haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)Suicidal Ideation
Headache (pain in head)Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)

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On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Effexor (venlafaxine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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