Review: could Celexa cause Acne?


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have Depression . We study 31,087 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 86 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Celexa 33,389 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with ulcerative colitis, pain, crohn's disease, intestinal haemorrhage, colitis (latest reports from 32,638 Acne patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

31,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa.
Among them, 86 people (0.28%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celexa cause Acne?

Time on Celexa when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 26.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 26.67 %
  • 10+ years: 6.67 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Celexa *:

  • female: 70.93 %
  • male: 29.07 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Celexa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.37 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 17.11 %
  • 40-49: 30.26 %
  • 50-59: 18.42 %
  • 60+: 6.58 %

Severity if Acne when taking Celexa **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 53.85 %
  • severe: 38.46 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Acne **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (37 people)
  • Colitis (18 people)
  • Anxiety (11 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (10 people)
  • Hepatitis C (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (20 people)
  • Asacol (19 people)
  • Vioxx (18 people)
  • Accutane (18 people)
  • Ambien (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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