Review: Celexa and Lamictal Xr
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Lamictal Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,418 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 6, 2014: 1,418 people who reported to have interactions when taking Celexa, Lamictal Xr are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
- Lamictal Xr (lamotrigine)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Celexa, Lamictal Xr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)||415|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||207|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||204|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||198|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Celexa, Lamictal Xr:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||28|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||21|
|Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)||18|
|Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)||18|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||16|
|Thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid gland)||16|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Bipolar disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Lamictal Xr (lamotrigine) is often used to treat epilepsy. 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Celexa is used in:
- Lamictal xr is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Lamictal xr alternatives:
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