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 191 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)

Melatonin

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Melatonin 3,047 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

191 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: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 83.0% - (5 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (3 of 15 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Melatonin:
  • < 1 month: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 86.0% - (13 of 15 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: 34.0% - (10 of 29 people)
  • male: 15.0% - (3 of 19 people)
Melatonin:
  • female: 33.0% - (10 of 30 people)
  • male: 68.0% - (11 of 16 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 7.0% - (1 of 14 people)
  • 20-29: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
Melatonin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10-19: 84.0% - (11 of 13 people)
  • 20-29: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
  • 50-59: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)
  • 60+: 42.0% - (3 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • skin spots - red
  • aches and pains in bones
  • aggression
  • back pain
  • children and hyperactivity
  • confusional state
  • constipation
  • dyskinesia
  • flushing
  • hyperhidrosis
1 - 6 months:
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • diarrhoea
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
  • waking at night short of breath
  • aches and pains in bones
  • aggression
  • aggression aggravated
  • children and hyperactivity
6 - 12 months:
  • skin spots - red
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • paresthesias
1 - 2 years:
  • aggression aggravated
  • blood creatinine increased
  • muscle contractions involuntary
  • diarrhoea
  • intranasal numbness
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
  • osteomyelitis
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache
  • rash
  • tooth abscess
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • cervical dysplasia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • osteomyelitis
  • insomnia
  • urinary tract infection
  • tooth abscess
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder
  • cervical dysplasia
  • back pain
  • rash
male:
  • anion gap increased
  • impulsive behaviour
  • memory impairment
  • somnolence
  • cognitive disorder
  • conversion disorder
  • depression
  • injury
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • therapeutic response unexpected

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • distractibility
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug ineffective
10-19:
  • anion gap increased
  • impulsive behaviour
  • aggression
  • headache
  • nausea
  • viral infection
  • vomiting
  • adverse event
  • aggression aggravated
  • back pain
20-29:
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • infection
  • pain
  • actinomyces test positive
  • acute psychosis
  • amnesia
  • bone disorder
30-39:
  • bronchitis
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • oedema peripheral
  • oral herpes
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • ovarian cyst
  • pain
  • sinusitis
  • sputum discoloured
40-49:
  • somnolence
  • staphylococcal infection
  • cognitive disorder
  • conversion disorder
  • depression
  • injury
  • memory impairment
  • musculoskeletal discomfort
  • renal failure acute
  • therapeutic response unexpected
50-59:
  • urinary tract infection
  • insomnia
  • muscular weakness
  • rash
  • swelling
  • agitation
  • anogenital warts
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
60+:
  • depression
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • fatigue
  • head injury
  • hypertension
  • syncope
  • abdominal wall disorder
  • adverse drug reaction
  • cardiovascular disorder
  • dental fistula

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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