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Review: Adderall and Celexa

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Adderall and Celexa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 693 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Adderall (what 16,702 Adderall users reported?) has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Celexa (what 30,655 Celexa users reported?) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is used in depression.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 693 people who take Adderall, Celexa are studied

Adderall, Celexa outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate)
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Adderall is effective47.83%
(11 of 23 people)
(29 of 56 people)
(24 of 43 people)
(27 of 42 people)
(18 of 33 people)
(14 of 17 people)
(10 of 16 people)
(1 of 3 people)
Celexa is effective8.70%
(2 of 23 people)
(14 of 48 people)
(10 of 28 people)
(22 of 51 people)
(13 of 39 people)
(6 of 19 people)
(2 of 11 people)
(1 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyDepressionMental Status ChangesExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessDepressionAnxietyMental DisorderDepression
LethargyLoss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And NumbnessDiarrheaHair LossCholecystitis ChronicNauseaSuicide AttemptPain
Feeling JitteryHair LossInsomniaNauseaFatigueDyspepsiaDepressionNausea
Dry Eyes AggravatedSerotonin SyndromeCognitive DeteriorationSweating IncreasedPainEmotional DisorderIntentional OverdoseFatigue
Stomach PainAngerFatigueSkin - DryWeight DecreasedFatigueAbnormal BehaviourFall
Drug DependenceBipolar DisorderMemory ImpairmentConstipationHeart Rate IncreasedGynaecomastiaAnxietyHeadache
Loss Of AppetiteWeight DecreasedHeart Rate AbnormalMemory LossSphincter Of Oddi DysfunctionFlat AffectMood SwingsVomiting
Thyroid DisorderNauseaExacerbation Of AnxietyShort-term Memory LossGallbladder DisorderDizzinessVomitingWeight Increased
Weight IncreasedDry MouthAbdominal Pain UpperOverdosePancreatitisDissociationDiarrheaPulmonary Embolism

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Adderall is effective57.74%
(97 of 168 people)
(34 of 60 people)
Celexa is effective28.40%
(46 of 162 people)
(24 of 60 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Pulmonary EmbolismIrritability
AstheniaSuicide Attempt

Drug effectiveness by age :

Adderall is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(10 of 31 people)
(45 of 144 people)
(30 of 116 people)
(31 of 68 people)
(13 of 48 people)
(2 of 9 people)
Celexa is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(6 of 26 people)
(18 of 126 people)
(21 of 99 people)
(20 of 64 people)
(5 of 49 people)
(0 of 10 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/aAggressionCholecystitis ChronicDizzinessWeight IncreasedDepressionPainFatigue
Self Injurious BehaviorOverdoseDepressionFatigueAstheniaFatigueHypertension
ScratchWeight DecreasedAnxietyHypoaesthesiaDrug IneffectiveContusionDry Mouth
InjuryDepressionPainOverdoseAnxietyVomitingChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Regressive BehaviourAnxietyNauseaNauseaBlood Pressure DecreasedHeadacheHypoaesthesia Facial
Self Injurious BehaviourWeight IncreasedDyspnoeaSomnolenceInsomniaFallBronchitis
Abnormal Behaviour NosIrritabilityThroat TightnessCompleted SuicidePulmonary EmbolismDepressionMetastases To Liver
Abnormal BehaviourPainHeadacheMigraineConstipationBack PainHallucination, Auditory
CryingGallbladder DisorderVomitingPain In ExtremityFallWeight IncreasedDepression
Dermatitis NosInsomniaAbdominal PainAbdominal PainPneumoniaNauseaPsychotic Disorder

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Adderall (amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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