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 2,243 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 30,280 users)

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Ibuprofen 59,883 users)

On Jul, 28, 2016

2,243 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: 21.0% - (4 of 19 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 45.0% - (11 of 24 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (10 of 20 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 10+ years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • < 1 month: 17.0% - (3 of 17 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.0% - (9 of 17 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 10+ years: 52.0% - (13 of 25 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Celexa:
  • female: 40.0% - (34 of 83 people)
  • male: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • female: 45.0% - (39 of 86 people)
  • male: 50.0% - (7 of 14 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 20-29: 42.0% - (6 of 14 people)
  • 30-39: 29.0% - (7 of 24 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (17 of 34 people)
  • 50-59: 38.0% - (5 of 13 people)
  • 60+: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
Ibuprofen:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 20-29: 23.0% - (4 of 17 people)
  • 30-39: 59.0% - (16 of 27 people)
  • 40-49: 47.0% - (16 of 34 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (6 of 12 people)
  • 60+: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dizziness
  • loss of consciousness
  • hypotension
  • disorientation
  • mental status changes
  • post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
  • suicide attempt
  • obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
  • gastric ulcer perforation
  • pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  • renal failure acute
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • uraemic gastropathy
  • vomiting
  • azotaemia
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • gastric ulcer perforation
  • hypoaesthesia
  • autoimmune hepatitis
6 - 12 months:
  • abortion induced
  • anxiety
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dizziness
1 - 2 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • coronary artery disease
  • thrombophlebitis
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • gallbladder disorder
  • 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
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • anxiety disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • chronic pain
  • hair loss
not specified:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • back pain
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • injury
  • bone disorder

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cleft lip and palate
  • abortion induced
  • diabetes mellitus
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
2-9:
  • angina unstable
  • accidental drug intake by child
  • angina pectoris
  • anorexia
  • blister
  • chest pain
  • chest tightness
  • dermatitis bullous
  • drug dependence
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain
  • gallbladder disorder
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
  • pancreatitis
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • heart rate increased
20-29:
  • pain
  • injury
  • pulmonary embolism
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • cholelithiasis
  • gallbladder disorder
30-39:
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • paraesthesia
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
40-49:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • depression
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • chest pain
  • back pain
  • hypoaesthesia
50-59:
  • anxiety
  • cough
  • pain
  • nausea
  • bone disorder
  • oedema peripheral
  • depression
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • hypertension
  • anaemia
60+:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • pain in extremity
  • atrial fibrillation
  • back pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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