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Review: could Celexa cause Pneumonia?

Summary: Pneumonia could be caused by Celexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Pain.

We study 27,321 people who have side effects while taking Celexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 827 have Pneumonia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pneumonia and more.

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Celexa

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,540 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

Pneumonia

Pneumonia (latest reports from 754,590 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 27,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Celexa. Among them, 939 people (3.46%) have Pneumonia. They amount to 0.12% of all the 755,294 people who have Pneumonia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pneumonia in Celexa reports

Time on Celexa when people have Pneumonia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pneumonia45.00%20.00%10.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Pneumonia when taking Celexa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pneumonia0.55%0.00%1.31%3.16%7.96%23.34%26.06%37.62%

Severity of Pneumonia when taking Celexa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pneumonia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (118 people, 12.57%)
  2. Depression (109 people, 11.61%)
  3. Hypertension (66 people, 7.03%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (60 people, 6.39%)
  5. Back pain (52 people, 5.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (267 people, 28.43%)
  2. Neurontin (232 people, 24.71%)
  3. Aspirin (225 people, 23.96%)
  4. Xanax (206 people, 21.94%)
  5. Zometa (187 people, 19.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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