Review: Celexa and Pristiq drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Celexa and Pristiq. It is created by eHealthMe based on 92 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.
Pristiq (latest outcomes from 15,465 users) has active ingredients of desvenlafaxine succinate. It is often used in depression.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 92 people who reported to have interactions when taking Celexa, Pristiq are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
- Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Celexa, Pristiq:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||16|
|Headache (pain in head)||11|
|Pain In Extremity||8|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||8|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Celexa, Pristiq:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||4|
|Headache (pain in head)||3|
|Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)||2|
|Drug Eruption (adverse drug reaction of the skin)||2|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|Skin Necrosis (skin damage)||2|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Major depression
- Generalised anxiety disorder
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel xr
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Pristiq (desvenlafaxine succinate) 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.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Celexa is used in:
- Pristiq is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Celexa alternatives:
- Pristiq alternatives:
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