Review: Celexa and Lamictal Xr drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Celexa and Lamictal Xr. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,417 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,501 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.
Lamictal xr (latest outcomes from 398 users) has active ingredients of lamotrigine. It is often used in epilepsy.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 1,417 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)||280|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||104|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||103|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||99|
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)||14|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||11|
|Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)||9|
|Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)||9|
|Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)||8|
|Thyroiditis (inflammation of thyroid gland)||8|
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:
- Celexa alternatives:
- Lamictal xr alternatives:
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In the last 6-12 months my gums began bleeding and then became discolored. Now I have 14 caries and need 4 or more root canals. I have had 2 molars extracted and will need a third. My teeth are literally deteriorating right before my eyes. Everyday I check the mirror 4 New chips or decay. This has caused my depression and anxiety to raise significantly. I don't want to leave my home or smile...I don't even like talking to people. I have excellent dental care and have my entire life. I had braces twice growing up and never had a cavity u til my mid 20's. I am stressed because I do not have the money to get them fixed at once...My bills are well over $6000. I have even been accused of being a drug user because of this and that is certainly not true! The only medication that gives me any relief is 2mg clonazepam which I take half in am half in evening and 1mg at hos. My Dr. Put me on celexa to help my anxiety and just raises the dose but it isn't working. She does not want me 2 take more benzodiazepines, which is all that helps my agoraphobia and severe panic attacks. And now I am experiencing diarrhea on a daily basis which adds 2 me not wanting to leave my home. I am also going through a divorce and custody issues which put me in this depression to begin with from an abusive marriage. I am currently trying 2 find work which has been difficult as a single mother of three with no emotional supporter from family who all live out of town. And I am worried about my appearance while looming for employment as well which causes more stress. I have previously taken other meds and I don't know which medications if not several have caused my dental problems. I Have previously taken Zoloft, Effexor XR, Serequel, and I believe trazadone. I was on several medications and it was too much. I was finally feeling pretty good after changing to Wellbutrin and Lamictal. But. it seems to be around the time I started the Wellbutrin or shortly after the Lamictal or Remron when I noticed my teeth becoming discolored. Then they all started falling apart. I want answers and I want my teeth fixed to have a normal life because everything was looking up for me this time last year. Please help.
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