eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community eHealthMe - Personalized health information & community

Personalized health information & community

  Tools
All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Check symptoms       Ask question       Write review       Answered/ Unanswered       Reviews       Community

Review: taking Simvastatin and Celexa together

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 4,275 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Simvastatin and Celexa >>>

What are the drugs

Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 80,859 Simvastatin users)

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

On Feb, 8, 2015: 4,274 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)
50.00%
(5 of 10 people)
45.45%
(5 of 11 people)
50.00%
(12 of 24 people)
42.86%
(21 of 49 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)
16.67%
(3 of 18 people)
33.33%
(6 of 18 people)
52.17%
(12 of 23 people)
37.21%
(16 of 43 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
DizzinessFallNeutropeniaDysphagiaRenal ImpairmentFaeces PaleShort-term Memory LossDepression
Feeling AbnormalRenal Failure AcutePyrexiaBlood Glucose DecreasedAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedAbdominal DistensionSleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Hypersomnia TypeDizziness
LethargyNauseaMuscular WeaknessSwelling FaceAnxietyAnxietyImmune System DisorderFatigue
Chest PainRenal FailureFallDehydrationBlood Creatinine IncreasedHyponatraemiaCardiac ArrestAnaemia
DepressionConfusional StateStressDyspnoeaFatigueRhabdomyolysisMusculoskeletal PainDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Simvastatin is effective51.28%
(40 of 78 people)
46.30%
(25 of 54 people)
Celexa is effective41.11%
(37 of 90 people)
36.36%
(20 of 55 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)
31.91%
(15 of 47 people)
37.65%
(32 of 85 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)
22.64%
(12 of 53 people)
26.19%
(22 of 84 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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you take Simvastatin and Celexa?

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Simvastatin and Celexa
- support group for people who take Celexa
- support group for people who take Simvastatin

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does anyone get numbness in lower legs after sleeping for 4-5 hours? wakes me up and now advil no longer helping with discomfort
    Not sure if any of my COPD medications are causing my lower leg numbness or if I have an undiagnosed medical condition. I have been taking Spiriva and Advair for at least a year. The numbness seems to wake me up after 4-5 hours of sleep. Recently started using the Proventil HFA inhaler but not every day so not sure if this rescue inhaler is causing lower leg numbness. No tingling or cramping occurring in lower legs. Also stomach seems to be slightly throbbing at the same time but only if lying on either side..do not feel this sensation if lying on my back. Advil used to help me get back to sleep but now it does not seem to be helping this numbness subside. Anyone else ever have anything like this? No numbness during daytime
  • Sciatica caused from simvastatin
    My mom was prescribed simvastatin to reduce her cholesterol. Within a couple of weeks taking it she complained about muscle pain in her back to her doc. Doc said it was normal. She continued to take the statin until the pain moved down her leg to her calf. She had a blood test and the doc told her to stop taking it. She did but the pain is still there (more than a year).
    My mom believes her sciatic pain is directly related to her use of the statin.
    She's been off it for more than a year. Has the statin permanently damaged her?
    What can she do besides the PT that she has been doing?
    Thanks.
  • What are the medicines you can take for a cold or/and flu who is taking pradaxa?
    I am taking all of the meds listed especially the newest drug, Pradaxa, which my Primary Doctor knows nothing about. He said since it is new there is no data out there on other medicines you can use with Pradaxa. I have now got the Flu and he doesn't know of any medication I can take with me taking Pradaxa. What am I to do, just die? Does anyone out there that is taking Pradaxa and had the Flu or even a cold what medication did you take for flu and/or cold? PLEASE WILL SOMEBODY HELP ME!
  • 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

More questions for: Celexa, Simvastatin

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

  • Blood sugar level while taking veltrex
    I been taking Veltrex for a viral infection in my eye for 3 days and today my blood sugar was 448.My normal blood sugar runs around 146.
  • Horrible bursitis while on simvastatin & low dose aspirin
    Horrible Bursitis in Hips and Shoulders. Resistant to multiple cortisone shots. Cost me multiple Orthopedic appointments and MRI.
  • A life of depression and fatigue (1 response)
    1) Family history of depression, 2) Diagnosed depression 1964-not treated until 1973, 3) Worked in medical field 35 years, 4) Emergency on-call 24/7, 5) Hospital 15 times major depression, 6) Tried nearly all MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI, and ECT. 7) 100% Disability in 1998 for depression. Now at age 70 I have dysthymia, chronic fatigue, COPD, and PTSD. My recommendation to younger people - do not over stress,
    do not smoke, avoid horrific or traumatic situations and try to find some enjoyment in life. If you have symptoms like mine seek early treatment put balance in your life. The often heard recommendations - get plenty of sleep, eat properly, learn to relax and avoid bad habits should not be ignored, they are critical to good physical and mental health.
  • Citalopram seizures in my 13 year old daughter
    My daughter just turned 13. Her Father died last year and she was having trouble dealing with it so her doctor put her on 20 mil of citalopram once a day. She started feeling better in about a week. About 30 days later she had a severe seizure and quit breathing. I did CPR and got her breathing again and the paramedics took her to the hospital. After an MRI and EEG they sent her home and said keep an eye on her. She had about 6 seizures all together. I wouldn't let her out of my sight. Finally on her last trip to the hospital after having a seizure I again asked could it be the meds and the ER doc said yes so we took her off of it and no more seizures. It's been 4 weeks now and I'm hopeful that we found the problem. My daughter had never had any health problems... Be very careful what kind of meds you put your children on. Thank God she was home with me that night.
  • Long-term use of risperidone and antidepressants
    I have been using Risperdal and antidepressants for 14 years for bipolar disorder. Last month I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. My cholesterol suddenly became high, I was tired all the time and more symptoms relating to my eventual diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and progesterone deficiency. I must also say that at the same time of starting treatment I stopped using birth control pills. I feel there needs to be caution taken in all of these drugs. They seem to have a severe effect on hormone balance in the body.

More reviews for: Celexa, Simvastatin

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • Low Gfr

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Bleeding symptoms reduce when off medication for nearly a week. Blood clot type content in loose stool (liquid). blood ranges from very dark to bright in same movement. Amount of blood is concern. There is pain and firm area in between upper pelvic and lower abdomen area that disappears after movement and release of blood. I have had scope tests resulting in small neg pollups, and although have hemorrhoids that may bleed on occasion, stool is loose and no pressure is present at the time on the hemorrhoids

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • was in ICU on ventalator for 14 dyas , moved to regular room for 7 days not getting any better mentally

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) 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:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2015 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.