Review: taking Celexa and Melatonin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Celexa and Melatonin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 497 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)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 8,403 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

497 people who take Celexa, Melatonin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celexa and Melatonin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 75.0% - (6 of 8 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Celexa:
  • female: 31.0% - (7 of 22 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (3 of 12 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 34.0% - (8 of 23 people)
  • male: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 20-29: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 20-29: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • death
  • confusional state
  • abnormal behaviour
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • drug level increased
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • skin spots - red
  • somnolence
1 - 6 months:
  • anxiety
  • death
  • insomnia
  • restlessness
  • confusional state
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • muscle rigidity
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • aphasia
6 - 12 months:
  • skin spots - red
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
  • burning sensation
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fatigue
  • hypersensitivity
  • mobility decreased
1 - 2 years:
  • appetite disorder
  • bipolar disorder
  • borderline personality disorder
  • concussion
  • dehydration
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • abdominal pain upper
  • affective disorder
2 - 5 years:
  • anion gap increased
  • impulsive behaviour
  • blood creatinine increased
  • fever
  • irritable bowel syndrome aggravated
  • uti - recurrent
5 - 10 years:
  • aggression
10+ years:
  • irritable bowel syndrome aggravated
not specified:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • pain
  • headache
  • back pain
  • osteomyelitis
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • osteomyelitis
  • back pain
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • nausea
male:
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • injury
  • nausea
  • insomnia
  • anion gap increased
  • diarrhoea
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • affective disorder
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • developmental coordination disorder
  • dysgraphia
  • fatigue
  • impulsive behaviour
  • intentional self-injury
  • irritability
10-19:
  • vomiting
  • intentional overdose
  • anion gap increased
  • anxiety
  • impulsive behaviour
  • mental status changes
  • weight increased
  • suicide attempt
  • abnormal dreams
  • sleep terror
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • infection
  • actinomyces test positive
  • acute psychosis
  • amnesia
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • cough
  • anorgasmia
  • bronchitis
  • oedema peripheral
  • oral herpes
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • ovarian cyst
  • sinusitis
40-49:
  • depression
  • injury
  • nausea
  • rash
  • insomnia
  • memory impairment
  • muscular weakness
  • somnolence
  • pain
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • back pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
  • cough
  • rash
  • decreased appetite
  • gait disturbance
60+:
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • death
  • head injury
  • hypertension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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