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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 reports of 1,608 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,690 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

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Lamictal xr (latest outcomes from 412 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy.

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On Nov, 14, 2014: 1,608 people who take Celexa, Lamictal Xr are studied

Celexa, Lamictal Xr outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
- Lamictal Xr (lamotrigine)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Celexa is effective22.22%
(2 of 9 people)
22.73%
(5 of 22 people)
22.22%
(6 of 27 people)
17.86%
(5 of 28 people)
44.44%
(28 of 63 people)
40.74%
(11 of 27 people)
27.27%
(3 of 11 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
Lamictal Xr is effective11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
34.48%
(10 of 29 people)
32.00%
(8 of 25 people)
34.29%
(12 of 35 people)
56.67%
(34 of 60 people)
80.77%
(21 of 26 people)
85.71%
(12 of 14 people)
100.00%
(3 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
PyrexiaRashRashMalaiseNauseaConvulsionHallucination, VisualSomnolence
VomitingAstheniaWeight DecreasedEncephalitisDiabetes MellitusPancytopeniaCondition AggravatedRash
Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsFacial ParesisTachycardiaThyroiditisRestlessnessDrug IneffectivePsychotic DisorderDizziness
SomnolenceMyopathyGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDrug ToxicityWeight DecreasedIntentional OverdoseMuscle AchesVomiting
Platelet Count DecreasedBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedHypotensionSinus TachycardiaShort-term Memory LossMemory ImpairmentHypertrichosisTremor
Haemoglobin DecreasedStevens-johnson SyndromeCachexiaUrticariaDry MouthNauseaConstipationPyrexia
Rash GeneralisedHeadacheHallucination, AuditoryTendernessWeight GainVomitingGrand Mal SeizureHeadache
RashPyrexiaSocial Avoidant BehaviourDeformityAnxietyGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationSinus HeadacheNausea
Rash ErythematousFallMental ImpairmentStressDizzinessMental DisorderAcanthosis NigricansFall
Neutropenic SepsisFatigueAntipsychotic Drug Level IncreasedCondition AggravatedTardive DyskinesiaMyalgiaDry MouthDepression

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Celexa is effective30.61%
(45 of 147 people)
37.78%
(17 of 45 people)
Lamictal Xr is effective50.66%
(77 of 152 people)
50.00%
(24 of 48 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
RashVomiting
DizzinessDiabetes Mellitus
HeadacheSomnolence
SomnolenceDepression
TremorConvulsion
FallNausea
VomitingCompleted Suicide
PyrexiaRash
NauseaPyrexia
ConvulsionTachycardia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Celexa is effectiven/an/a21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
13.46%
(7 of 52 people)
19.77%
(17 of 86 people)
25.76%
(17 of 66 people)
22.73%
(10 of 44 people)
22.22%
(6 of 27 people)
Lamictal Xr is effectiven/an/a36.00%
(9 of 25 people)
23.21%
(13 of 56 people)
38.20%
(34 of 89 people)
30.99%
(22 of 71 people)
34.88%
(15 of 43 people)
23.53%
(8 of 34 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
PancreatitisRash GeneralisedCompleted SuicideTremorRashSomnolenceRashFall
Diabetes MellitusPrescribed OverdosePyrexiaAgitationDrug ToxicityVomitingCompleted SuicideConvulsion
Breast CancerStevens Johnson SyndromeNon-accidental OverdoseVomitingHeadacheSuicide AttemptConfusional StateDyspnoea
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedRash PapularLymphadenopathyDizzinessCardiac ArrestActivated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedDepressionDizziness
EcchymosisConvulsionElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedMalaiseNauseaFallAnxiety
ConvulsionStevens-johnson SyndromeDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessHypotensionDrug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic SymptomsAnxietyHaemoglobin Decreased
DisinhibitionWeight IncreasedElectrocardiogram Qrs Complex ProlongedEncephalitisHeadacheHyperammonaemiaPyrexia
Abnormal BehaviourEscherichia InfectionMetabolic AcidosisDizzinessDiabetes MellitusDiabetes MellitusSomnolence
Suicidal IdeationMultiple Drug Overdose IntentionalGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationCompleted SuicideSomnolenceRash Erythematous
Nephrotic SyndromeNystagmusVomitingOverdoseCardiac ArrestPlatelet Count Decreased

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I have been taking lyrica for 2 weeks and I've had manic and depression my question is can lyrica enhance my symptoms of bipolar

    Reply

    zeeBop52 on Sep, 11, 2014:

    The problems you speak of are SO typical of Lyrica I
    had to read you post twice. I would get with your main provider A.S.A.P ! TOO often these days meds. are released with loads of study but not over a long enough period. I work in the Horticulture World
    and the EXACT same thing happens. They breed a great new plant but never wait long enough for secondary problems such as disease or insect problems. Lyrica being a controlled substance needs your attention right away. I have chronic pain problems, anxiety, and slight depression. I am a 52 yr. old male in a dry climate. Please help yourself-put the Doc' to the test or get another one. You will be so glad you did.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

    Reply

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