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 31,087 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,621 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 34,385 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, chest pain (latest reports from 209,297 Headache patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

31,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa.
Among them, 1,621 people (5.21%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Celexa cause Headache?

Time on Celexa when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 19.8 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.86 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.93 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.83 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.93 %
  • 10+ years: 3.96 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Celexa *:

  • female: 75.17 %
  • male: 24.83 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Celexa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 3.06 %
  • 20-29: 5.09 %
  • 30-39: 15.21 %
  • 40-49: 27.73 %
  • 50-59: 24.53 %
  • 60+: 24.09 %

Severity if Headache when taking Celexa **:

  • least: 2.56 %
  • moderate: 58.97 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 5.13 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 5.26 %
  • after off the drug: 15.79 %
  • not yet: 78.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (373 people)
  • Pain (199 people)
  • Anxiety (121 people)
  • Hypertension (97 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (94 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (263 people)
  • Neurontin (260 people)
  • Zometa (229 people)
  • Oxycontin (225 people)
  • Prilosec (220 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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