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Review: Escitalopram Oxalate and Silenor

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Escitalopram Oxalate and Silenor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 308 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Escitalopram oxalate (what 3,812 Escitalopram Oxalate users reported?) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is used in depression.

Silenor (what 48 Silenor users reported?) has active ingredients of doxepin hydrochloride. It is used in insomnia.

On Aug, 27, 2014: 308 people who take Escitalopram Oxalate, Silenor are studied

Escitalopram Oxalate, Silenor outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Escitalopram Oxalate (escitalopram oxalate)
- Silenor (doxepin hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Escitalopram Oxalate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
n/a75.00%
(3 of 4 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Silenor is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Mental DisorderInsomniaDrug ToxicityDizzinessAggressionHeadachen/aPain
Cholecystitis ChronicHallucinationInsomniaRestlessnessMood SwingsDrug IntoleranceNausea
NervousnessFibromaOverdoseWeight DecreasedSleepiness - During The DayPancreatitisAnxiety
InsomniaDiplopiaAngina PectorisNauseaIntentional OverdoseBlood Triglycerides IncreasedFall
DepressionIll-defined DisorderHypertensionPanic AttackHallucinationType 2 Diabetes MellitusDiarrhoea
DiscomfortBlood Glucose IncreasedMultiple Sclerosis RelapseInsomniaAbnormal BehaviourBlood Cholesterol IncreasedOsteonecrosis Of Jaw
PainTooth DisorderWeight IncreasedSuicidal IdeationSuicide AttemptHyperlipidaemiaPain In Extremity
Suicide AttemptJoint SwellingFat Tissue IncreasedNervousnessDepressionChest Pain
Condition AggravatedType 2 Diabetes MellitusCondition AggravatedDysgeusiaMental DisorderConstipation
Suicidal IdeationHeadacheConvulsionDecreased AppetiteAmnesiaBack Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Escitalopram Oxalate is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
Silenor is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainDrug Ineffective
AnxietyDiarrhoea
NauseaSuicide Attempt
Pain In ExtremityDiabetes Mellitus
InjuryTremor
FallNightmare
InsomniaMuscle Twitching
Chest PainInsomnia
DiarrhoeaConstipation
Osteonecrosis Of JawDecreased Appetite

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Escitalopram Oxalate is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
n/a
Silenor is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitisn/an/aPainDiabetes MellitusType 2 Diabetes MellitusInsomniaDrug Ineffective
Mental DisorderHeadacheDiabetes MellitusAnxietyDiarrhoea
DiscomfortType 2 Diabetes MellitusUrinary Tract InfectionInjuryTremor
Cholecystitis ChronicChest PainDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlPainDecreased Appetite
Emotional DistressPanic AttackBlood Cholesterol IncreasedChest PainPain
DepressionDrug ToxicityDyspnoeaNauseaOedema Peripheral
Suicide AttemptSinus TachycardiaPainFallSuicide Attempt
InjuryRectal HaemorrhagePancreatitisOsteoarthritisRash
Fear Of DeathPalpitationsHeadachePain In ExtremitySuicidal Ideation
Completed SuicidePunctate KeratitisConstipationFoot FractureMuscle Twitching

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Escitalopram Oxalate (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Silenor (doxepin hydrochloride) 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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