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Review: taking Celexa and Melatonin together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Celexa and Melatonin together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Melatonin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 173 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

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

Melatonin has active ingredients of melatonin. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from 2,685 Melatonin users)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 172 people who take Celexa, Melatonin are studied

Celexa, Melatonin outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
- Melatonin (melatonin)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Celexa is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
14.29%
(1 of 7 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a
Melatonin is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
71.43%
(5 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Confusional StateHaematuriaDiaphragm Muscle WeaknessBlood Creatinine IncreasedBlood Creatinine IncreasedAggressionIrritable Bowel Syndrome AggravatedDepression
ConstipationMelaenaFrequent HeadachesDiarrhoeaIrritable Bowel Syndrome AggravatedOsteomyelitis
SwellingAnaemiaParesthesiasIntranasal NumbnessFeverInsomnia
Children And HyperactivityParesthesiasExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessAggression AggravatedUti - RecurrentUrinary Tract Infection
AggressionExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessNeck StiffnessMuscle Contractions InvoluntaryAnion Gap IncreasedHeadache
Aches And Pains In BonesAggression AggravatedShoulder Blade PainImpulsive BehaviourTooth Abscess
Skin Spots - RedUti - RecurrentSkin Spots - RedAnxiety
FlushingFeverRash
DyskinesiaDiarrhoeaCervical Dysplasia
HyperhidrosisMuscle Contractions InvoluntaryInjury

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Celexa is effective35.00%
(7 of 20 people)
10.00%
(1 of 10 people)
Melatonin is effective33.33%
(7 of 21 people)
37.50%
(3 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DepressionSomnolence
OsteomyelitisMemory Impairment
InsomniaDepression
Urinary Tract InfectionMusculoskeletal Discomfort
Tooth AbscessCognitive Disorder
AnxietyInjury
Bone DisorderConversion Disorder
Cervical DysplasiaTherapeutic Response Unexpected
RashNausea
Osteonecrosis Of JawHeadache

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Celexa is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
11.11%
(1 of 9 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
5.88%
(1 of 17 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
Melatonin is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
20.00%
(1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aDisturbance In Social BehaviourViral InfectionInsomniaOropharyngeal PainSomnolenceUrinary Tract InfectionDepression
Drug IneffectiveNauseaDizzinessCoughDepressionSwellingClostridium Difficile Colitis
DistractibilityAggressionAstheniaTonsillitisRenal Failure AcuteInsomniaSyncope
VomitingPainOral HerpesCognitive DisorderRashHypertension
HeadacheHeadacheFatigueTherapeutic Response UnexpectedMuscular WeaknessHead Injury
VaricellaInfectionSinusitisConversion DisorderDecreased AppetiteFatigue
Injection Site PainPain In ExtremitySwelling FaceInjuryDental CariesOverdose
Heart Rate IncreasedOsteomyelitisOedema PeripheralMemory ImpairmentDepressionOsteomyelitis
Adverse EventOsteonecrosis Of JawSputum DiscolouredMusculoskeletal DiscomfortDermal CystMyositis
Blood Creatinine AbnormalOedema PeripheralBronchitisStaphylococcal InfectionCoughIncision Site Cellulitis

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Will vertigo subside when i stop subtex
    Have been crippled with vertigo and light headed ness for almost 3 months. Have been on subtext for 6 years at 2 mg. vertigo came on quickly with nausea and vomiting. Anyone else have this experience? I have tapered down to .50 mg and no change in dizziness.
  • I take klonopin and diltiazem (calcium channel blocker blood pressure medicine) and am concerned about side effects. my accupuncturist recommends the ashwagandha. anyone have any issues with this?
    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal
  • Every time i go in for sedation i do not go to sleep i think citalapram has interaction. anethesiologist don't listen (3 answers)
    Every single time I have a medical procedure such as colonoscopy, DNC, wisdom teeth removal and several nerve blocks,EEG, shots in spine I do not go to sleep and have woken up in the middle of the procedure. My gastonologust stated he had to give me six time the normal twilight sleep cock tail while other doctors refuse to listen to me. Thus leaves me with horrible memories, and even though I am yelling in pain the doctors think I am out. Today was the final straw that caused me to seek answers. I have been told citalapram reduces the affects of versed and Valium.
  • Can i take melatonin if i take prograf?
    I take Prograf to prevent organ rejection in a liver transplant.
  • Can ciliapram cause emphysemia (1 answer)
    CAN IT CAUSE EMPHASEMIA

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  • stopped hypothyroid medication about 3 months ago. never had paresthesias prior to levothyroxin but wondering if stopping meds caused this 24/7 symptom now.

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  • Had episodes where gets aggressive and is hyper in early morning and especially between 3-5 pm. The Hyper activity in morning just has started in last few days. Started Latuda 40mg about 8 days ago and then increased to 60mg two days ago to see if the 3-5pm time got better. seems to be more hyper now.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Melatonin (melatonin) is often used to treat insomnia. 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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