Review: taking Celexa and Savella together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Celexa and Savella together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Savella. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 82 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)

Savella

Savella has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in fibromyalgia. (latest outcomes from Savella 3,324 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

82 people who take Celexa, Savella are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celexa and Savella drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (7 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Savella:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Celexa:
  • female: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Savella:
  • female: 14.0% - (1 of 7 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 87.0% - (7 of 8 people)
Savella:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • headache
  • blood pressure increased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • heart rate increased
  • serotonin syndrome
  • chest pain
  • crying
  • depressed mood
  • dizziness
1 - 6 months:
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • blood albumin decreased
  • blood bilirubin increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • chest pain
  • drug screen false positive
  • hepatic lesion
  • hiatus hernia
6 - 12 months:
  • blood pressure increased
  • fibromyalgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • memory impairment
  • migraine
  • tremor
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • blister
  • cognitive deterioration
1 - 2 years:
  • cognitive deterioration
2 - 5 years:
  • hypertension
  • mood changes
  • rapid heart beat
  • self injurious behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • temperature intolerance
  • extraocular muscle paresis
  • hyperhidrosis
  • chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  • headache
10+ years:
  • atrial tachycardia
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling cold
  • heart rate increased
  • hot flush
not specified:
  • serotonin syndrome
  • headache
  • drug toxicity
  • hyperhidrosis
  • completed suicide
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • blood pressure increased
  • nausea
  • suicidal ideation
  • mydriasis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • blood pressure increased
  • hyperhidrosis
  • suicidal ideation
  • serotonin syndrome
  • chest pain
  • heart rate increased
  • migraine
  • vomiting
  • completed suicide
male:
  • serotonin syndrome
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • mydriasis
  • chest discomfort
  • dyskinesia
  • dyspnoea
  • faecaloma
  • headache
  • hyperhidrosis
  • laryngospasm

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • serotonin syndrome
  • mydriasis
  • dyskinesia
  • laryngospasm
  • loss of consciousness
  • multiple drug overdose intentional
  • psychomotor hyperactivity
  • body temperature increased
  • drug toxicity
30-39:
  • serotonin syndrome
  • drug screen positive
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness
  • feeling hot
  • hyperhidrosis
  • oedema
  • urticaria
  • weight increased
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • blood pressure increased
  • fibromyalgia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • memory impairment
  • migraine
  • tremor
  • vision blurred
  • vomiting
  • anger
  • irritability
50-59:
  • headache
  • hyperhidrosis
  • completed suicide
  • drug toxicity
  • suicidal ideation
  • chest discomfort
  • fatigue
  • malaise
  • serotonin syndrome
  • chest pain
60+:
  • heart rate increased
  • hot flush
  • nausea
  • atrial tachycardia
  • dyspnoea
  • feeling cold
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • blood pressure increased
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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