Celexa vs Luvox

Celexa
(Rx)
Luvox
(Rx)
Celexa is an antidepressant medication.
Luvox is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.9
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.6
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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July 17, 1998
December 5, 1994
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
162,104 Discussions
25,457 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 OCD
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#7 for GAD
Luvox is prescribed for OCD and Depression and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Anxiety, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cel
Withdrawal Symptoms
10
Nausea
5
Dizziness
4
Sexual Dysfunction
3
Drowsiness
2
Numbness
2
Suicidal behavior
2
Decreased Libido
2
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Palpitations
1
Luv
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Sexual Dysfunction
5
Nausea
4
Drowsiness
2
Dizziness
2
Numbness
1
Paranoia
1
Suicidal Thoughts
1
Decreased Libido
1
Dry Mouth
1
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Celexa
Cel
Luvox
Luv
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cel
Luv
10
9
Nausea
Cel
Luv
5
4
Dizziness
Cel
Luv
4
2
Sexual Dysfunction
Cel
Luv
3
5
Drowsiness
Cel
Luv
2
2
Numbness
Cel
Luv
2
1
Suicidal behavior
Cel
Luv
2
0
Decreased Libido
Cel
Luv
2
1
Suicidal Thoughts
Cel
Luv
1
1
Palpitations
Cel
Luv
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Luv
Cel
9
10
Sexual Dysfunction
Luv
Cel
5
3
Nausea
Luv
Cel
4
5
Drowsiness
Luv
Cel
2
2
Dizziness
Luv
Cel
2
4
Numbness
Luv
Cel
1
2
Paranoia
Luv
Cel
1
0
Suicidal Thoughts
Luv
Cel
1
1
Decreased Libido
Luv
Cel
1
2
Dry Mouth
Luv
Cel
1
0
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 Luvox 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.
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
Tablet: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit juice or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug effect.
Ingredients
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Citalopram Hydrobromide
Fluvoxamine Maleate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Celexa and Luvox: Severe Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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