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 3,805 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 39,893 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 92,738 users)

On Sep, 15, 2016

3,805 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
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • loss of consciousness
  • hypotension
  • mental status changes
  • pneumonia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • renal failure acute
  • dehydration
  • uraemic gastropathy
  • aggression
  • azotaemia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • gastric ulcer perforation
  • chest pain
6 - 12 months:
  • abortion induced
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • atrial septal defect
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • haemangioma
  • hypospadias
  • injury
1 - 2 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coronary artery disease
  • thrombophlebitis
  • chest pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • pain
2 - 5 years:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • disorientation
  • hypotension
  • loss of consciousness
  • mental status changes
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
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
  • nausea
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • injury
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • atrial septal defect
  • haemangioma
  • right aortic arch
  • hypospadias
  • small for dates baby
  • cleft lip and palate
  • abortion induced
  • diabetes mellitus
  • double outlet right ventricle
2-9:
  • emotional distress
  • agitation
  • injury
  • pain
  • death
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • general physical health deterioration
  • hypertension
  • metastases to bone
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • suicide attempt
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • gallbladder disorder
  • depression
  • intentional self-injury
20-29:
  • pain
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • nausea
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • depression
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • diarrhoea
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • injury
  • insomnia
  • pulmonary embolism
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • cough
  • depression
  • bone disorder
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • back pain
  • oedema peripheral
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • pyrexia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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