Review: Celexa and Pristiq
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Celexa and Pristiq. It is created by eHealthMe based on 92 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 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|
|Headache (pain in head)||32|
|Pain In Extremity||26|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||26|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||26|
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|
|Blood Pressure Increased||9|
|Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)||9|
|Headache (pain in head)||8|
|Drug Eruption (adverse drug reaction of the skin)||8|
|Skin Necrosis (skin damage)||8|
|Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)||6|
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:
Comments from related studies:
From this study (5 years ago):
Just started pristiq 50mg today. Need to know advers reactions with the othe meds or I can call an M.D tommorrow
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Being on citalopram if i took an isosorbide mononitrate in error, not having any cardiac problem, how will it affect me?
Just need to know if a person has no heart complaint and took the medication by error what would be the effects if any.
- How to stop le and foot cramps?
I have been having severe leg, calf and foot cramps. I had them as a child and as I grew up, they stopped. Started having them again after my open-heart-surgery in 07. Just occasionally at first but now, almost every night. I take a potassium supplement and also try a mixture of apple cider vinegar ...
- Can celexa cause aggression in children?
My son takes celexa. He is very aggressive to me. He kicks,push,bites and hits me.
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Stopping pristiq for my memory
I have been on Pristiq for 3 years. My short term memory loss is a great concern to me. I am 45 and I have questioned my doctor and given my concerns to the point she referred me to a neurologist but said it was not the Pristiq. There is no other drugs I am taking or have taken to cause this proble ...
- Tiredness on citalopram and cetirizine
Extreme tiredness......sleep more sleep and slight confusion when I wake...like a zombie mode switched on inside my head ...all I can do is yawn and sleep not good when your a busy mum
- Trying to figure out my diagnosis . no doctor can figure it out
I have been having these fainting spells since I was 12 .. It starts with lower abdominal pain followed by feeling light headed then I black out and my body shakes kind of like a seizure but last a few seconds then I come to ..then I feel nausea and also I have chills
Recent related drug studies:
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Recent related drug comparison:
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