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Review: could Celexa cause Constipation?





Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 27,467 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 881 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 30,706 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Constipation 80,049 patients)

On Dec, 14, 2014: 27,467 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 881 people (3.21%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation47.22%5.56%11.11%19.44%13.89%2.78%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.12%0.12%1.30%4.24%8.83%28.27%27.56%29.56%

Severity of Constipation when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%53.85%38.46%7.69%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (150 people, 17.03%)
  2. Depression (126 people, 14.30%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (65 people, 7.38%)
  4. Hypertension (59 people, 6.70%)
  5. Anxiety (55 people, 6.24%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (265 people, 30.08%)
  2. Neurontin (200 people, 22.70%)
  3. Aspirin (194 people, 22.02%)
  4. Oxycontin (193 people, 21.91%)
  5. Xanax (191 people, 21.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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