Review: could Citalopram hydrobromide cause Muscle pain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 22,956 people who take Citalopram hydrobromide. Among them, 264 have Muscle pain. See who they are, when they have Muscle pain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Citalopram hydrobromide (latest outcomes from 24,723 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Citalopram hydrobromide include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, stress and anxiety, fatigue.
Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 495,428 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 24, 2014: 21,292 people reported to have side effects when taking Citalopram hydrobromide. Among them, 259 people (1.22%) have Muscle Pain.
Time on Citalopram hydrobromide when people have Muscle pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle pain||42.86%||28.57%||7.14%||4.76%||2.38%||11.90%||2.38% |
Age of people who have Muscle pain when taking Citalopram hydrobromide * :
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||1.23%||2.46%||11.07%||18.85%||23.77%||42.62% |
Severity of Muscle pain when taking Citalopram hydrobromide ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||37.50%||50.00%||12.50% |
How people recovered from Muscle pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Muscle pain||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (103 people, 39.77%)
- Hypertension (29 people, 11.20%)
- Depressed mood (21 people, 8.11%)
- Osteoporosis (20 people, 7.72%)
- Anxiety (20 people, 7.72%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (55 people, 21.24%)
- Simvastatin (46 people, 17.76%)
- Diazepam (30 people, 11.58%)
- Acetaminophen (29 people, 11.20%)
- Prochlorperazine (28 people, 10.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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