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Review: could Celexa cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?

We study 27,416 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 465 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

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Celexa

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,651 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 315,465 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 27,416 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 465 people (1.70%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations21.28%21.28%2.13%17.02%38.30%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.22%3.36%11.41%13.87%24.16%23.04%23.94%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Celexa ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations13.33%53.33%26.67%6.67%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations20.00%20.00%60.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (78 people, 16.77%)
  2. Anxiety (61 people, 13.12%)
  3. Hypertension (19 people, 4.09%)
  4. Pain (18 people, 3.87%)
  5. Bipolar disorder (18 people, 3.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (74 people, 15.91%)
  2. Xanax (70 people, 15.05%)
  3. Prozac (66 people, 14.19%)
  4. Zoloft (65 people, 13.98%)
  5. Aspirin (64 people, 13.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • been taking citalopram for 4 years and have had starting having heart palpatations

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Took Celexa 5mg for only 6 days. Started making me feel dizzy, lightheaded, SOB, and heart palpitations. Called doc and he stopped Celexa. Prescribed Klonopin as needed. how long will these symptoms last?

    Reply

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Took Celexa 5mg for only 6 days. Started making me feel dizzy, lightheaded, SOB, and heart palpitations. Called doc and he stopped Celexa. Prescribed Klonopin as needed.

    Reply

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