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Review: Simvastatin and Celexa

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

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Simvastatin and Celexa. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,271 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,801 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of simvastatin reports

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,690 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Trend of celexa reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 4,270 people who take Simvastatin, Celexa are studied

Simvastatin, Celexa outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)
- Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Simvastatin is effective20.00%
(1 of 5 people)
44.44%
(4 of 9 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
50.00%
(12 of 24 people)
42.55%
(20 of 47 people)
60.87%
(14 of 23 people)
77.78%
(7 of 9 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Celexa is effective25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
17.65%
(3 of 17 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
52.17%
(12 of 23 people)
39.02%
(16 of 41 people)
43.75%
(14 of 32 people)
62.50%
(5 of 8 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyRhabdomyolysisGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationRhabdomyolysisRhabdomyolysisWeight IncreasedHeadachesPain
AstheniaMyalgiaDepressionChest PainInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedDepressionHair ThinningFall
Panic AttackCardiac FailureSensory DisturbanceUrinary Tract InfectionMobility DecreasedDysphagiaDepression SuicidalAnxiety
FallPneumoniaDyspnoeaFatigueAstheniaFlatulenceDizzinessNausea
HyponatraemiaMobility DecreasedSepsisSinus ArrhythmiaPain In ExtremityEmotional DisorderTirednessDyspnoea
DizzinessRenal Failure AcuteNeutropeniaDysphagiaRenal ImpairmentFaeces PaleShort-term Memory LossDepression
Feeling AbnormalFallPyrexiaBlood Glucose DecreasedAnxietyAbdominal DistensionSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Hypersomnia TypeDizziness
LethargyNauseaMuscular WeaknessSwelling FaceAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAnxietyImmune System DisorderFatigue
Chest PainRenal FailureFallDehydrationBlood Creatinine IncreasedHyponatraemiaCardiac ArrestAnaemia
DepressionConfusional StateStressDyspnoeaDepressionRhabdomyolysisMusculoskeletal PainDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Simvastatin is effective51.32%
(39 of 76 people)
45.28%
(24 of 53 people)
Celexa is effective42.05%
(37 of 88 people)
37.04%
(20 of 54 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainFall
AnxietyDyspnoea
NauseaPain
FallFatigue
DizzinessNausea
DyspnoeaAnxiety
DepressionDepression
DiarrhoeaDizziness
FatigueConfusional State
VomitingHypotension

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 15 people)
27.42%
(17 of 62 people)
32.56%
(14 of 43 people)
36.90%
(31 of 84 people)
Celexa is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
21.74%
(5 of 23 people)
24.66%
(18 of 73 people)
24.49%
(12 of 49 people)
26.51%
(22 of 83 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aRhabdomyolysisMuscular WeaknessFallDiabetes MellitusNeutropeniaAnxietyFall
Sinus ArrhythmiaNeuropathy PeripheralDepressionType 2 Diabetes MellitusThrombocytopeniaPainDizziness
Chest PainHypovolaemiaIntra-uterine DeathChest PainPsychotic DisorderNauseaPain
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedHypotensionLoss Of ConsciousnessInsomniaHepatitis C Virus Test PositiveAnaemiaNausea
Accidental Drug Intake By ChildHypertensionMaternal Drugs Affecting FoetusFeeling AbnormalSalivary HypersecretionFallAnxiety
MyositisHyponatraemiaParaesthesiaDepressionAnxietyDyspnoeaDyspnoea
Influenza Like IllnessPain In ExtremityType 2 Diabetes MellitusCondition AggravatedPainOsteonecrosis Of JawFatigue
Accidental ExposurePancreatitis AcuteSuicide AttemptMental DisorderDepressionConstipationConfusional State
Arthritis BacterialTobacco AbuseTremorDyspnoeaNauseaBone DisorderDepression
Joint SwellingVomitingHyperventilationHyperglycaemiaSerotonin SyndromeHaemorrhoidsAnaemia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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