Review: could Celexa cause Diarrhea?


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression . We study 31,087 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,304 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea 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)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, abdominal pain, dehydration (latest reports from 159,869 Diarrhea patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

31,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa.
Among them, 1,304 people (4.19%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celexa cause Diarrhea?

Time on Celexa when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 25.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.94 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.35 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.35 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Celexa *:

  • female: 74.01 %
  • male: 25.99 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Celexa *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.18 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 5.16 %
  • 30-39: 12.28 %
  • 40-49: 22.78 %
  • 50-59: 28.91 %
  • 60+: 29.45 %

Severity if Diarrhea when taking Celexa **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 10.0 %

How people recovered from Diarrhea **:

  • while on drug: 6.25 %
  • after off the drug: 6.25 %
  • not yet: 87.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (256 people)
  • Pain (165 people)
  • Anxiety (123 people)
  • Hypertension (90 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (78 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (226 people)
  • Ativan (194 people)
  • Xanax (189 people)
  • Prilosec (184 people)
  • Neurontin (175 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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