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Review: could Celexa cause Headache?





Summary: Headache is found among people who take Celexa, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 27,467 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,444 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Celexa

Celexa has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Celexa 30,712 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 27,451 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 1,761 people (6.42%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache23.53%32.77%14.29%8.40%15.13%4.20%1.68%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.06%3.82%5.42%18.07%28.39%22.58%21.66%

Severity of Headache when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%65.62%28.12%6.25%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%9.09%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (349 people, 19.82%)
  2. Pain (203 people, 11.53%)
  3. Anxiety (110 people, 6.25%)
  4. Hypertension (93 people, 5.28%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (71 people, 4.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (282 people, 16.01%)
  2. Neurontin (273 people, 15.50%)
  3. Oxycontin (237 people, 13.46%)
  4. Ambien (232 people, 13.17%)
  5. Prilosec (229 people, 13.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • What causes a headache only when coughing or shaking the head?
    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Headache, and takes Benadryl)
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  • What's the best home remedy for jaundice?
    (Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fatigue, Headache, Elevated Blood Pressure, Eating More Alkaline Foods Helps Reduce Pain, Abdominal Pain Upper, Upper Back Pain, Indigestion, Slightly Yellow, and takes Hydrochlorothiazide)
    I started out thinking that I had pancreatitis, had all the symptoms, abdominal pain that went all the way thru to the back & inability to digest food (chronic indigestion). I read about keeping the bodys pH better balanced, bought pH test strips (urine) & found I was very acidic. I began eating more alkaline foods, alkalizing my water, and avoiding really acidic foods. Stopped taking my acid reducers because they actually KEPT me more acidic. I noticed that when my body's pH was up (alkaline) the pain was tolerable but when it began to drop (acid) the pain kicked up again. My doctors say they don't necessarily think it's pancreatitis because the ultrasound doesn't show inflammation & my blood test numbers are only slightly elevated. My liver enzymes are also slightly elevated. The doctors don't Seem very concerned. Today, for the first time in 2 months since this whole thing started I noticed I'm jaundiced. What the heck is this?
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    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Emphysema, 60 Mg A Day For 13 Years, and takes Citalopram Hydrobromide)
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    (Posted by a 49 year old man who has Headache, Facial Muscle Twitching, Red Face, and takes Raspberry Ketone)
    Whenever I use Raspberry Ketones 500mg capsules (1 a day) I get reddening of the tops of my cheeks coupled with muscle tightening/twitching of the cheek muscles closest to the nose (the muscles that contract if someone blows in your eyes) and the muscles at the bridge of nose at times too. Both sets of symptoms last for a day, then to be repeated again the next day on taking the next capsule. Whenever I cease using the product the symptoms likewise end. They began occurring from the very first use of the product. They are sometimes accompanied by a very low-grade headache. I thus now no longer use the product, plus the product made no difference whatsoever to my weight gain/loss when using it daily over several weeks.
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