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Review: could Celexa cause Constipation?

We study 27,416 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 880 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Celexa

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,655 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 512,316 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 27,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 880 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
Constipation48.57%5.71%11.43%17.14%14.29%2.86%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%4.25%8.73%28.30%27.59%29.60%

Severity of Constipation when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%50.00%41.67%8.33%

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, 17.05%)
  2. Depression (125 people, 14.20%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (65 people, 7.39%)
  4. Hypertension (59 people, 6.70%)
  5. Anxiety (55 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (265 people, 30.11%)
  2. Neurontin (200 people, 22.73%)
  3. Aspirin (194 people, 22.05%)
  4. Oxycontin (193 people, 21.93%)
  5. Xanax (191 people, 21.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I have used docusate sodium stool softener, and it hasn't helped. I hate to think I will have to take laxatives the rest of my life. I used to go daily. I was taking lortab, and xanax before, and they were changed to clonazepam, and norco. After I was put on the meloxicam, oxybutynin, xanax, and lortab is when the problem started, but even then I could go every other day while taking docusate calcium. By the way, your system does not recognize docusate calcium.

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