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 406 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 34,385 users)

Mucinex

Mucinex has active ingredients of guaifenesin. It is often used in cough. (latest outcomes from Mucinex 6,199 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

406 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Mucinex:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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: 11.0% - (1 of 9 people)
  • male: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
Mucinex:
  • female: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 3 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: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 30-39: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 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: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • death
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • pneumonia
  • back pain
  • blindness
  • breast tenderness
  • elevated liver enzymes
  • hdl/cholesterol ratio decreased
  • anxiety
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:
  • anxiety
  • cor pulmonale chronic
  • cough
  • dental plaque
  • dry mouth
  • euphoric mood
  • fatigue
  • fear, focus
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • glossodynia
1 - 2 years:
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • palpitations
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • diabetic nephropathy
  • glucose tolerance impaired
  • hypoglycaemia
  • rash generalised
2 - 5 years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • gallbladder disorder
  • intestinal infarction
  • mesenteric vein thrombosis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • bradycardia
  • hypotension
  • palpitations
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
5 - 10 years:
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pulmonary embolism
  • death
not specified:
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pneumonia
  • asthenia
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • pyrexia
  • anaemia
  • chest pain
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • cleft lip and palate
10-19:
  • completed suicide
  • coronary artery disease
  • death
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • myocardial infarction
  • overdose
  • pelvic venous thrombosis
  • pulmonary embolism
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • colitis
  • empyema
  • abscess jaw
  • acute coronary syndrome
  • anaemia of chronic disease
  • arteriosclerosis
  • arthralgia
  • arthritis
30-39:
  • pneumonia
  • mucosal inflammation
  • venoocclusive disease
  • dyspnoea
  • renal failure
  • chest pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • pyrexia
  • fluid overload
  • biliary colic
40-49:
  • pain
  • rib fracture
  • drug ineffective
  • bone density decreased
  • hip fracture
  • osteopenia
  • stress fracture
  • chest pain
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain upper
50-59:
  • pneumonia
  • diabetes mellitus
  • back pain
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pancytopenia
  • anxiety
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pain
  • hyperglycaemia
  • general physical health deterioration
60+:
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • pneumonia
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • dizziness
  • atrial fibrillation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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