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Celexa vs Cymbalta for a female patient aged 56

Summary: 13,131 female patients aged 56 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Celexa vs Cymbalta for a female aged 56. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,769 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,390 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 13,131 female patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Celexa vs Cymbalta

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female49anxiety

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celexa citalopram hydrobromideForest Labs
Cymbalta duloxetine hydrochlorideLilly

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 49 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Celexa (Forest Labs)Cymbalta (Lilly)
Pstosis

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Celexa (Forest Labs)Cymbalta (Lilly)
NauseaNausea
DepressionDizziness
AnxietyHeadache
FatigueDepression
PainFatigue
HeadachePain
DizzinessAnxiety
Weight IncreasedInsomnia
VomitingFeeling Abnormal
Chest PainVomiting

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)Cymbalta (Lilly)
FatigueSinus Headache
TremorSore Throat
Pain - JointsDizziness
PalpitationsNausea
HypertensionHeadache
Pain - BackDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
DepressionParaesthesia
Emotional DistressDepression
HypokalaemiaFatigue
DizzinessPain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celexa4.04%18.72%33.19%35.32%8.72%
Cymbalta3.73%26.40%35.71%24.38%9.78%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Cymbalta (duloxetine 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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