Review: taking Escitalopram oxalate and Silenor together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Escitalopram oxalate and Silenor together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Escitalopram oxalate and Silenor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 410 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Escitalopram Oxalate

Escitalopram oxalate has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Escitalopram oxalate 5,021 users)

Silenor

Silenor has active ingredients of doxepin hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Silenor 97 users)

On Sep, 29, 2016

410 people who take Escitalopram Oxalate, Silenor are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Escitalopram oxalate and Silenor drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Escitalopram Oxalate:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Silenor:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Escitalopram Oxalate:
  • female: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
  • male: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
Silenor:
  • female: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • male: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Escitalopram Oxalate:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Silenor:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • 40-49: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • suicide attempt
  • depression
  • mental disorder
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • discomfort
  • nervousness
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • insomnia
1 - 6 months:
  • insomnia
  • decreased appetite
  • arthralgia
  • blood glucose increased
  • diplopia
  • dizziness
  • dysgeusia
  • fibroma
  • hallucination
  • headache
6 - 12 months:
  • drug toxicity
  • insomnia
  • overdose
  • angina pectoris
  • hypertension
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • weight increased
  • complex partial seizures
  • convulsion
  • depression
1 - 2 years:
  • decreased appetite
  • dizziness
  • dysgeusia
  • insomnia
  • nausea
  • nervousness
  • panic attack
  • restlessness
  • suicidal ideation
  • supraventricular extrasystoles
2 - 5 years:
  • amnesia
  • abnormal behaviour
  • aggression
  • anxiety
  • bronchitis
  • depression
  • hallucination
  • intentional overdose
  • mental disorder
  • mood swings
5 - 10 years:
  • hyperlipidaemia
  • multiple drug overdose accidental
  • accidental death
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • blood triglycerides increased
  • chronic depression
  • coma
  • completed suicide
  • drug intolerance
  • headache
10+ years:
  • nightmare disorder
  • chronic depression
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • depression
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • injury
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • constipation
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • suicide attempt
  • depression
  • tremor
  • suicidal ideation

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • pancreatitis
20-29:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • discomfort
  • mental disorder
  • pain
  • nervousness
  • cardiac arrest
  • completed suicide
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • fear of death
30-39:
  • depression
  • mental disorder
  • road traffic accident
  • chest pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • suicide attempt
  • anxiety
  • arthritis
  • bone disorder
40-49:
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • urinary tract infection
  • diabetes mellitus inadequate control
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • abdominal pain
  • dehydration
  • oral candidiasis
50-59:
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • injury
  • pain
  • foot fracture
  • diarrhoea
  • pain in extremity
60+:
  • drug ineffective
  • pain
  • tremor
  • diarrhoea
  • decreased appetite
  • suicidal ideation
  • anxiety
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • completed suicide

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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