eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

How to?

Celexa vs Depakote, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 23

This is personalized comparison of Celexa vs Depakote for a male aged 23. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

Get a free personalized report of your drugs: we study for you 352 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. Start to use eHealthMe >>>

What are the drugs

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,629 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Depakote (latest outcomes from 30,900 users) has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

On May, 15, 2014: 2,388 male patients aged 18 who take the same drugs are studied in Celexa vs Depakote

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male18Soy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Celexa citalopram hydrobromidenot specified
Depakote divalproex sodiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 18 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CelexaDepakote
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Weight Increased
Suicide AttemptConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
AggressionAggression
DepressionAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Suicidal IdeationSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
OverdosePyrexia (fever)
Intentional OverdoseCondition Aggravated
Weight IncreasedAbnormal Behaviour
Drug AbuseDrug Ineffective
Drug ToxicitySuicide 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)
CelexaDepakote
Motion Sickness (travel sickness)Suicide Attempt
Muscle Spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles)Abnormal Behaviour
Long-term Memory LossNeutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
Cerebral PalsySuicidal Ideation
Short-term Memory LossMemory Impairment
Acanthosis Nigricans (skin disease-dark warlike patches in the body folds)Weight Increased
Dystonia (abnormal muscle tone)Lethargy (tiredness)
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Aggression Aggravated
Drug IneffectiveConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Suicidal IdeationConfusional State

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Celexa8.55%40.17%29.06%19.66%2.56%
Depakote6.49%11.69%27.27%37.66%16.88%

How to use the study:
1. print a copy of the study
and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
2. start a mobile support group with people like you or your health teams to improve treatment outcomes together.

Next: study your drugs OR ask a question from Patients Like You

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Depakote (divalproex sodium) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. 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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

38 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Bystolic for a 89-year old man who has High Blood Pre ... (8 minutes ago)

- Alfuzosin Hydrochloride for a 67-year old man who has ... (25 minutes ago)

- Flurazepam Hydrochloride, Benicar, Toprol-xl for a 64 ... (35 minutes ago)

Related studies

- Celexa side effects
- Depakote side effects
- Soy side effects

 

 

Recent user comments

- "I started cytomel about a week ago and yesterday i no ... " (2 hours ago)

- "I take Benicar HCT for hypertension. My fasting bloo ... " (2 hours ago)

- "been on medicine for two days of a five day dosage (1 ... " (4 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Lyme Disease and Narcolepsy

- Derealisation and Anxiety

- Adderall Xr 30 and Wellbutrin Xl

- Viagra and Enbrel

- Night Sweats and Clonazepam

 

Popular searches

- Vitamin D
- Enalapril Maleate
- Toxic Dilation Of The Colon
- Toxic Dilatation Of Colon
- Tongue Necrosis

Recent updates on eHealthMe:

- Janumet Xr, Fluothane drug interactions (1 second ago)

- Peripheral Neuropathy in Zelapar (1 second ago)

- Injury in Cortenema (2 seconds ago)

- Lucentis, Fluphenazine drug interactions (4 seconds ago)

- Brethine, Fosamax Plus D drug interactions (5 seconds ago)

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.