A study for a 50 year old man who takes Citalopram Hydrobromide - from FDA reports


6,489 males aged 50 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 50 year old male patient who has Ptsd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

6,489 males aged 50 (±5) who take Citalopram Hydrobromide are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Citalopram Hydrobromide for a 50-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 50
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Ptsd
  • Drugs taken:
    • Citalopram Hydrobromide (citalopram hydrobromide)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Bone And Joint Pain: 26 (0.4% of males aged 50 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Chest pain
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Sopor (sleep)
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Overdose
  8. Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
  9. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  10. Blood creatine phosphokinase increased
1 - 6 months:
  1. Confusional state
  2. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  3. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  4. Aggression
  5. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  6. Weight increased
  7. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Fall
  2. Weight decreased
  3. Weakness
  4. Eye movement disorder
  5. Swallowing difficulty
  6. Coordination abnormal (abnormal movement)
  7. Apathy
  8. Cerebellar syndrome (impaired blood circulation to cerebellum due to lesion in artery)
  9. Salivary hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)
  10. Speech impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))
1 - 2 years:
  1. Fall
  2. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  3. Salivary hypersecretion (excess saliva secretion)
  4. Erection problems
  5. Seborrhea
  6. Loss of libido (loss of sexual urge)
  7. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
  8. Blood glucose increased
  9. Dizziness
  10. Sebaceous gland disorder (disease of oil gland of skin)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Cognitive disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)
  3. Erection problems
  4. Emotional disorder
  5. Apathy
  6. Head discomfort
  7. Loss of consciousness
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Pneumonia
  10. Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  2. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  3. Joint pain
  4. Heart attack
  5. Pain
  6. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  7. Suicide attempt
  8. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  9. Sinus tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
  10. Scar
10+ years:
  1. Perforated ulcer
  2. Depressed mood
  3. Suicide attempt
  4. Intentional overdose
  5. Panic disorder
  6. Fear
  7. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  8. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  9. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  10. Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance)
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Completed suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  4. Weakness
  5. Pain
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Breathing difficulty
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Dizziness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain : 392 people, 6.04%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 345 people, 5.32%
  3. Hepatitis C : 295 people, 4.55%
  4. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 287 people, 4.42%
  5. High Blood Cholesterol : 282 people, 4.35%
  6. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 194 people, 2.99%
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 187 people, 2.88%
  8. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 158 people, 2.43%
  9. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 157 people, 2.42%
  10. Sleep Disorder : 156 people, 2.40%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin (344 people, 5.30%)
  2. Seroquel (329 people, 5.07%)
  3. Simvastatin (313 people, 4.82%)
  4. Lisinopril (292 people, 4.50%)
  5. Ambien (272 people, 4.19%)
  6. Omeprazole (271 people, 4.18%)
  7. Neurontin (269 people, 4.15%)
  8. Xanax (248 people, 3.82%)
  9. Metformin (240 people, 3.70%)
  10. Gabapentin (236 people, 3.64%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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