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

Summary: 3,848 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.

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What is the drug

Citalopram hydrobromide has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 24,946 Citalopram hydrobromide users)

What is the condition

Chronic depression (long lasting stress state of low mood) can be treated by Cymbalta, Zoloft, Wellbutrin Xl, Prozac, Effexor Xr, Lexapro. (latest reports from 4,231 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 19,185 Glaucoma patients)

On May, 20, 2015: 3,848 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
Glaucoma5 (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)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Interaction between Geodon and Celexa, developed Long QT syndrome. STOPPED taking GEODON, reduced Celexa to 20mg QD. Chest pressure, rapid heartbeat resolved. Over the past year started having chest pain again, take Nitro for every episode. No diagnosed condition. Just found out that there MAY be interaction between Celexa and Plaquenil that could also cause Long QT. Celexa and Geodon by themselves both can cause Long QT. Can't quit taking Celexa. Plaquenil is least effective.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • After taking Celexa (citalopram) for about 4 weeks, I started with jaw pain, tooth pain and head pain but mostly on the left side. It continued and became more severe and started on the right side. I stopped taking the Celexa 5 days ago and still have the neuralgia.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • rapid weight gain withing 4 months or so

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