Review: could Citalopram Hydrobromide cause Restlessness?


Restlessness is found among people who take Citalopram Hydrobromide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression . We study 23,048 people who have side effects while taking Citalopram hydrobromide from FDA and social media. Among them, 760 have Restlessness. Find out below who they are, when they have Restlessness and more.

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Citalopram Hydrobromide

Citalopram hydrobromide has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Citalopram hydrobromide 24,533 users)


Restlessness (not able to rest) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, hypotension, erythema multiforme, confusional state, drowsiness (latest reports from 58,597 Restlessness patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

23,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide.
Among them, 760 people (3.3%) have Restlessness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Citalopram hydrobromide cause Restlessness?

Time on Citalopram Hydrobromide when people have Restlessness *:

  • < 1 month: 67.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 4.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.61 %
  • 10+ years: 0.61 %

Gender of people who have Restlessness when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide *:

  • female: 64.9 %
  • male: 35.1 %

Age of people who have Restlessness when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide *:

  • 0-1: 0.76 %
  • 2-9: 0.76 %
  • 10-19: 3.19 %
  • 20-29: 10.33 %
  • 30-39: 13.07 %
  • 40-49: 24.92 %
  • 50-59: 16.26 %
  • 60+: 30.7 %

Severity if Restlessness when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 20 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Restlessness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (281 people)
  • Hypertension (31 people)
  • Anxiety (27 people)
  • Pain (23 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (69 people)
  • Paroxetine Hcl (60 people)
  • Mirtazapine (48 people)
  • Diazepam (48 people)
  • Lorazepam (38 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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