Review: could Celexa cause Acne?
Summary: Acne could be caused by Celexa, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Levaquin, and have Depression.
We study 27,321 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.
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Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,550 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 61,694 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 27,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 101 people (0.37%) have Acne. They amount to 0.16% of all the 61,814 people who have Acne on eHealthMe.
Time on Celexa when people have Acne * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Acne when taking Celexa * :
Severity of Acne when taking Celexa ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (33 people, 32.67%)
- Colitis (18 people, 17.82%)
- Anxiety (16 people, 15.84%)
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 9.90%)
- Hepatitis c (8 people, 7.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (20 people, 19.80%)
- Asacol (19 people, 18.81%)
- Vioxx (19 people, 18.81%)
- Accutane (18 people, 17.82%)
- Ambien (17 people, 16.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used for depression. Find out below the conditions Celexa is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (4 months ago):
Meds are not ridding me of headaches or migraines, & now I have insomnia & acne! :( No longer on Verapamil or Simvistatin, just over one yr now. Off of Amitriptalyne since August, off of Celexa since Sept/October... allergies & insomnia crept up during transition from Amitriptaline/Celexa to Cymbalta.
From this study (1 year ago):
sweaty and severe oily face since starting celexa
From this study (3 years ago):
Tired All the time even with caffeine. Body aches constantly and put me in tears. when I lay on my back my chest and back both hurt plus its hard to breath. when i stand in one spot i feel disconnected from my body. I lose thoughts very easily as i speak mid sentence, forget what im talking about. Dont eat much not that im not hungry but because i just dont feel like getting up.it hurts to much to get up to do it. Ive been getting more acne now then I did when I was a teenager. its in my hair and makes me itch.
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