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A study for a 38-year old woman who takes Celexa, Phenergan

Summary: 91 female patients aged 38 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 38 year old female patient who has Depression, Insomnia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 30,753 Celexa users)

Phenergan has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from 13,029 Phenergan users)

What are the conditions

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Wellbutrin Xl, Celexa. (latest reports from 277,322 Depression patients)

Insomnia (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Zopiclone. (latest reports from 143,888 Insomnia patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 91 females aged 34 (±5) who take Celexa, Phenergan are studied

Celexa, Phenergan outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 34

Gender: female

Conditions: Depression, Insomnia

Drugs taking:
- Celexa - EQ 10MG BASE (citalopram hydrobromide): used for 1 - 6 months
- Phenergan - 50MG (promethazine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Cholecystitis Acute (rapid infection of gallbladder)n/an/an/an/an/aPain
PainPainHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Gallbladder Non-functioningParaesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
InjuryUrinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Oral Pain
Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Flank Pain (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen)Swelling
Gingival Pain (gum pain)
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)
Gingival Disorder (gum disease)
Impaired Healing

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Insomnia
- support group for people who take Celexa
- support group for people who take Phenergan

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More questions for: Depression, Insomnia

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    After reading the report regarding an Alzheimer's study finding that after taking as little as 4mg diphenhydramine daily for more than 3 years, dementia rates were high.

    I stopped the diphenhydramine one night. I experienced symptoms of deep brain pulsating pain and severe insomnia. After 4 hours, I took 50 mg diphenhydramine and slept very well. The next night I took 37.5 mg. diphenhydramine, slept very well. However, some of my tasks require layers of mental challenges in which I became slower.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • My wife died (Suicide??)

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I was taking 30 mg of Cymbalta once a day for about 6 months for muscle pain and it worked like a dream. Then I started having recurrent multiple mouth sores. I was afraid it was due to the Cymbalta, so I stopped taking it about 3 weeks ago. I had horrible withdrawal symptoms, so my doctor put me on the generic form of Celexa to help with the seratonin withdrawals. It worked immediately to stop the withdrawal symptoms but the mouth sores have continued. They seemed to get better briefly and now have come back. Could the seratonin be the reason for the mouth sores? I like the generic form of Celexa, which has helped with my muscle pain and a nice secondary affect is that it has helped with anxiety that I had previously not treated. I desperately want to stop the reoccurence of these painful mouth sores. They heal in one place and then two or three more pop up in another place - all on the insides of my cheeks - never on my gums or tongue. I have great oral hygiene - brushing twice a day, flossing once a day and seeing my dentist twice a year. I have not switched toothpastes or mouthwashes. Thank you.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • still have severe anxiety, wondering if the combo of meds is making it worse

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