Review: taking Celexa and Mucinex together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Celexa and Mucinex together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Mucinex. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 354 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 30,304 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,003 users)

On Jul, 27, 2016

354 people who take Celexa, Mucinex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celexa and Mucinex drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 33.0% - (4 of 12 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 100.0% - (3 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Celexa:
  • female: 35.0% - (7 of 20 people)
  • male: 71.0% - (5 of 7 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 35.0% - (6 of 17 people)
  • male: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Celexa:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • 30-39: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 50-59: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
Mucinex:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (4 of 6 people)
  • 50-59: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • death
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • blindness
  • breast tenderness
  • dizziness
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • fall
  • hdl/cholesterol ratio decreased
1 - 6 months:
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertensive nephropathy
  • malaise
  • musculoskeletal disorder
  • osteoarthritis
  • renal failure chronic
  • restless legs syndrome
6 - 12 months:
  • pancreatitis acute on chronic
  • anxiety
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • dental plaque
  • dry mouth
  • euphoric mood
  • fatigue
  • fear, focus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
1 - 2 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • palpitations
  • swelling of fingers
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • hypoglycaemia
2 - 5 years:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • intestinal infarction
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • palpitations
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • death
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • back pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • chest pain
  • pneumonia
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • constipation
  • hypertension
male:
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • asthenia
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cleft lip and palate
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • death
  • overdose
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • colitis
  • death
  • empyema
  • enterococcal infection
  • ileus
  • multi-organ failure
  • panic attack
  • pseudomonas infection
30-39:
  • pneumonia
  • mucosal inflammation
  • venoocclusive disease
  • renal failure
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • fluid overload
  • urinary tract infection
  • biliary colic
  • cerebrovascular accident
40-49:
  • rib fracture
  • pain
  • bone density decreased
  • hip fracture
  • osteopenia
  • stress fracture
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain upper
50-59:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pancytopenia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pneumonia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • pain
  • anaemia
60+:
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • atrial fibrillation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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