Gabapentin Vs. Celexa for a male patient aged 34 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Gabapentin, Celexa for a man aged 34. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 15, 2019

7,775 males aged 34 (±5) who take Gabapentin, Celexa are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Gabapentin, Celexa for a male patient aged 34.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 34
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Anxiety Depression

Drugs in this study:

  • Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide)
  • Gabapentin (gabapentin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Vomiting
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  1. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  2. Drug Abuse
  3. Overdose
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Suicidal Ideation
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Loss Of Consciousness
  9. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  10. Drug Ineffective

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Dizziness
  4. Suicidal Ideation
  5. Weight Increased
  6. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  7. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  8. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  9. Hepatic Encephalopathy (spectrum of neuropsychiatric abnormalities in patients with liver failure)
  10. Confusional State
  1. Azoospermia (absence of motile (and hence viable) sperm in the semen)
  2. Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)
  3. Infertility
  4. Erectile Dysfunction
  5. Alcohol Abuse
  6. Sweat Gland Disorder
  7. Drug Abuse
  8. Anorgasmia (type of sexual dysfunction in which a person cannot achieve orgasm, even with adequate stimulation)
  9. Emotional Distress
  10. Tic (a sudden, repetitive, nonrhythmic motor movement or vocalization involving discrete muscle groups)

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