Review: taking Celexa and Valerian together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported only by a few people who take Celexa and Valerian together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Valerian. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4 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)

Valerian

Valerian has active ingredients of valerian. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Valerian 248 users)

On Jul, 21, 2016

4 people who take Celexa, Valerian are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Celexa and Valerian drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Celexa:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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)
Valerian:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Valerian:
  • female: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Valerian:
  • 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 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

1 - 6 months:
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
1 - 2 years:
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
not specified:
  • extremity necrosis
  • gangrene
  • polyarthritis
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • concomitant disease progression

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • concomitant disease progression
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • extremity necrosis
  • frequent headaches
  • gangrene
  • neck stiffness
  • polyarthritis
  • shoulder blade pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

50-59:
  • diaphragm muscle weakness
  • frequent headaches
  • neck stiffness
  • shoulder blade pain
60+:
  • carotid artery stenosis
  • concomitant disease progression
  • extremity necrosis
  • gangrene
  • polyarthritis

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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