Celexa vs Cymbalta

Celexa
(Rx)
Cymbalta
(Rx)
Celexa is an antidepressant medication.
Cymbalta is a nervous system medication and an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Depression
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Depression
3.1
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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July 17, 1998
August 3, 2004
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
162,153 Discussions
193,758 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Anxiety
#2 for Depression
#3 for Panic Attacks
#5 for OCD
#6 for Panic
#7 for GAD
#9 for Mood Swings
Celexa is prescribed for Depression and Anxiety and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Panic Attacks, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Depression
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Nerve Pain
#5 for Headaches
#7 for Migraines
#8 for Neuropathy
#9 for GAD
#10 for OCD
#12 for Back Pain
Cymbalta is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety and Fibromyalgia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cel
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Nausea
4
Dizziness
3
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Decreased Libido
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
Cym
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Weight Gain
7
Nausea
4
Dizziness
3
Head Zaps
2
Sexual Dysfunction
1
Drowsiness
1
Suicidal behavior
1
Seizures
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
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Celexa
Cel
Cymbalta
Cym
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Cym
7
10
Nausea
Cel
Cym
4
4
Dizziness
Cel
Cym
3
3
Sexual Dysfunction
Cel
Cym
3
1
Drowsiness
Cel
Cym
2
1
Numbness
Cel
Cym
1
0
Suicidal behavior
Cel
Cym
1
1
Decreased Libido
Cel
Cym
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Cel
Cym
1
1
Palpitations
Cel
Cym
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cym
Cel
10
7
Weight Gain
Cym
Cel
7
0
Nausea
Cym
Cel
4
4
Dizziness
Cym
Cel
3
3
Head Zaps
Cym
Cel
2
0
Sexual Dysfunction
Cym
Cel
1
3
Drowsiness
Cym
Cel
1
2
Suicidal behavior
Cym
Cel
1
1
Seizures
Cym
Cel
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Cym
Cel
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Celexa during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Cymbalta during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Celexa and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Cymbalta and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Solution: 10 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 20 mg, 30 mg, 60 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Citalopram Hydrobromide
Duloxetine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Celexa and Cymbalta: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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