Review: taking Celexa and Ibuprofen together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Celexa and Ibuprofen together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Ibuprofen. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,907 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Celexa 33,389 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 70,676 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

2,907 people who take Celexa, Ibuprofen are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celexa and Ibuprofen drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (9 of 20 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 40.0% - (6 of 15 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 21.0% - (3 of 14 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.0% - (8 of 14 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 10+ years: 52.0% - (12 of 23 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Celexa:
  • female: 40.0% - (29 of 72 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 44.0% - (33 of 74 people)
  • male: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 30-39: 26.0% - (5 of 19 people)
  • 40-49: 51.0% - (16 of 31 people)
  • 50-59: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 30-39: 61.0% - (13 of 21 people)
  • 40-49: 48.0% - (15 of 31 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • suicide attempt
  • loss of consciousness
  • nausea
  • depression
  • hypotension
  • mental status changes
  • anxiety
  • disorientation
  • post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • renal failure acute
  • dehydration
  • uraemic gastropathy
  • azotaemia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • gastric ulcer perforation
  • chest pain
  • hypoaesthesia
6 - 12 months:
  • abortion induced
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
1 - 2 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coronary artery disease
  • thrombophlebitis
  • chest pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • disorientation
  • hypotension
  • loss of consciousness
  • mental status changes
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pneumonia
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • hyponatraemia
  • syncope
  • cholecystitis acute
  • cholelithiasis
  • leukocytosis
  • pneumonia
  • depression
  • effusion
10+ years:
  • perforated ulcer
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • anxiety disorder
  • bipolar disorder
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • injury
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • depression
  • injury
  • fatigue
  • pulmonary embolism
  • back pain
  • vomiting
male:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • headache
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cleft lip and palate
  • abortion induced
  • diabetes mellitus
  • double outlet right ventricle
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
2-9:
  • emotional distress
  • agitation
  • injury
  • pain
  • hypertension
  • suicidal ideation
  • angina unstable
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • psychotic disorder
  • abdominal pain
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • pain
  • suicide attempt
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder disorder
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • pancreatitis
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
20-29:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • injury
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal pain upper
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • diarrhoea
  • injury
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • chest pain
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • cough
  • depression
  • bone disorder
  • oedema peripheral
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • hypertension
  • fatigue
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • headache
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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