Review: taking Adderall and Celexa together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Adderall and Celexa together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Adderall and Celexa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 797 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Adderall

Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 17,045 users)

Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Celexa 30,304 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

797 people who take Adderall, Celexa are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Adderall and Celexa drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Adderall:
  • < 1 month: 42.0% - (19 of 45 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 56.0% - (42 of 75 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 51.0% - (28 of 54 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 58.0% - (33 of 56 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (27 of 53 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 78.0% - (22 of 28 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (12 of 18 people)
  • not specified: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 9.0% - (3 of 31 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.0% - (17 of 69 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 26.0% - (11 of 41 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 41.0% - (28 of 67 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 32.0% - (17 of 53 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 37.0% - (14 of 37 people)
  • 10+ years: 41.0% - (7 of 17 people)
  • not specified: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Adderall:
  • female: 56.0% - (136 of 240 people)
  • male: 52.0% - (48 of 92 people)
Celexa:
  • female: 27.0% - (64 of 231 people)
  • male: 39.0% - (34 of 87 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Adderall:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 61.0% - (13 of 21 people)
  • 20-29: 62.0% - (62 of 99 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (43 of 85 people)
  • 40-49: 57.0% - (46 of 80 people)
  • 50-59: 48.0% - (18 of 37 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (6 of 18 people)
  • 20-29: 23.0% - (22 of 93 people)
  • 30-39: 31.0% - (25 of 80 people)
  • 40-49: 41.0% - (32 of 78 people)
  • 50-59: 23.0% - (9 of 38 people)
  • 60+: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • insomnia
  • abnormal loss of weight
  • immobile
  • loss of control of legs
  • recurring skin boils
  • tremor
  • aggression
  • agitation
  • anxiety
  • ear discharge
1 - 6 months:
  • fatigue
  • anger
  • depression
  • loss of sensation, numbness and tingling, paresthesias, sensory loss, tingling and numbness
  • anxiety disorder
  • hair loss
  • confusional state
  • dry mouth
  • ear discharge
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
6 - 12 months:
  • asthma
  • depression
  • diarrhea
  • migraine
  • narcolepsy
  • recurring skin boils
  • anxiety aggravated
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • headache
  • insomnia
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • dizziness
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • sweating increased
  • hair loss
  • nausea
  • abnormal behaviour
  • chest pain
  • insomnia
  • memory loss
2 - 5 years:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • gallbladder disorder
  • impaired memory
  • painful ejaculation
  • pancreatitis
5 - 10 years:
  • periodontal disease
  • violence-related symptom
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • abdominal cramps
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • confusion
  • forgetfulness
  • frequent headaches
  • glaucoma
10+ years:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • intentional overdose
  • irritability
  • mental disorder
  • mood swings
  • suicide attempt
not specified:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • asthenia
  • weight increased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fall
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • vomiting
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • pulmonary embolism
male:
  • depression
  • irritability
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • aggression
  • insomnia
  • weight increased
  • anger

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • aggression
  • abnormal behaviour
  • crying
  • hives
  • hostility
  • injury
  • regressive behaviour
  • scratch
  • self injurious behavior
  • self injurious behaviour
10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • overdose
  • weight decreased
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • bipolar disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • heart rate increased
20-29:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • headache
  • ovarian cyst
  • dizziness
30-39:
  • weight increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • hypoaesthesia
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood iron decreased
  • crohn's disease
  • ileal stenosis
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • intestinal fistula
  • neutrophil count increased
40-49:
  • depression
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • anxiety
  • blood pressure decreased
  • cachexia
  • multiple sclerosis
  • pneumonia
  • fall
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • pain
  • contusion
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • fatigue
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • irritability
  • teeth brittle
  • hypertension
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • colon cancer metastatic
  • depression

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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