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A study for a 54-year old man who takes Citalopram Hydrobromide

Summary: 3,846 male patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 54 year old male patient who has Chronic depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What is the drug

Citalopram hydrobromide has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 24,928 Citalopram hydrobromide users)

What is the condition

Chronic depression (long lasting stress state of low mood) can be treated by Cymbalta, Wellbutrin Xl, Prozac, Zoloft, Effexor Xr, Celexa. (latest reports from 4,206 Chronic Depression patients)

What is the symptom

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,167 Glaucoma patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 3,846 males aged 49 (±5) who take Citalopram Hydrobromide are studied

Citalopram Hydrobromide outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: male

Conditions: Chronic depression

Drugs taking:
- Citalopram Hydrobromide - EQ 40MG BASE (citalopram hydrobromide): used for 10+ years

Side effects have: moderate glaucoma

Comments from or about the patient: Studies are coming out stating that this drug can cause closed-angle glaucoma. Glaucoma usually is inherited. Nobody in my family has had glaucoma. But after many years taking Prozac, and now Celexa, I have developed glaucoma.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)5 (0.32% of males aged 49 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma in Chronic Depression1 (0.56% of males aged 49 (±5) who have Chronic depression)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Glaucoma in Citalopram Hydrobromide5 (0.32% of males aged 49 (±5) who take Citalopram hydrobromide)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Citalopram Hydrobromide is effective21.43%
(3 of 14 people)
17.65%
(6 of 34 people)
23.81%
(5 of 21 people)
26.32%
(5 of 19 people)
37.14%
(13 of 35 people)
43.75%
(7 of 16 people)
41.67%
(5 of 12 people)
n/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
AnxietyCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)FallFallDepressionDepressionPerforated UlcerDepression
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight DecreasedBlood Glucose DecreasedDizzinessSuicide AttemptRetinal Vein Occlusion (a blockage of the small veins that carry blood away from the retina)Anxiety
DizzinessDepressionAsthenia (weakness)Renal Cyst (kidney cyst)AnxietyScarCondition AggravatedFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Suicidal IdeationConfusional StateDysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)Blood Glucose IncreasedInferior Vena Caval OcclusionProcedural ComplicationAnxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Eye Movement DisorderAffect Lability (emotional incontinence)Emotional DistressProtein Urine PresentArrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)Dizziness
Suicide AttemptSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Gait DisturbanceDizzinessRetroperitoneal Fibrosis (a rare disorder that occurs when extra fibrous tissue forms in the area behind the stomach and intestines)Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Weight IncreasedAsthenia (weakness)
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)AggressionSalivary Hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)Eye Movement DisorderBlood Cholesterol IncreasedPleural Fibrosis (formation of fibrous tissue in lung)DepressionPain
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)DiarrhoeaDysarthria (speech disorder)Delusion (a false belief or opinion)PneumoniaPulmonary Fibrosis (formation or development of excess fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis) in the lungs)Migraine (headache)Vomiting
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Suicidal IdeationBalance DisorderCoordination Abnormal (abnormal movement)NervousnessRespiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)Abdominal Pain UpperPyrexia (fever)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedCondition AggravatedApathyDysphemia (stammering or stuttering)Glucose Tolerance Impaired (blood glucose is raised beyond normal levels, but not high enough to warrant a diabetes diagnosis)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Insomnia (sleeplessness)

* 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.

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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group on :
- support group for people who take Citalopram Hydrobromide and have Glaucoma
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- support group for people who have Glaucoma
- support group for people who take Citalopram Hydrobromide

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