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What is the effects or counter effects of these drugs celebrex/with effexor vs. cimbalta?

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Anonymous 6 Jul 2010

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venlafaxine ↔ duloxetine

Applies to: Effexor (venlafaxine), Cymbalta (duloxetine)

MONITOR CLOSELY: Concomitant use of agents with serotonergic activity such as serotonin reuptake inhibitors, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, tricyclic antidepressants, 5-HT1 receptor agonists, ergot alkaloids, lithium, St. John's wort, phenylpiperidine opioids, dextromethorphan, and tryptophan may potentiate the risk of serotonin syndrome, which is a rare but serious and potentially fatal condition thought to result from hyperstimulation of brainstem 5-HT1A and 2A receptors. Symptoms of the serotonin syndrome may include mental status changes such as irritability, altered consciousness, confusion, hallucinations, and coma; autonomic dysfunction such as tachycardia, hyperthermia, diaphoresis, shivering, blood pressure lability, and mydriasis; neuromuscular abnormalities such as hyperreflexia, myoclonus, tremor, rigidity, and ataxia; and gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

MANAGEMENT: In general, the concomitant use of multiple serotonergic agents should be avoided if possible, or otherwise approached with caution if potential benefit is deemed to outweigh the risk. Patients should be closely monitored for symptoms of the serotonin syndrome during treatment. Particular caution is advised when increasing the dosages of these agents. The potential risk for serotonin syndrome should be considered even when administering serotonergic agents sequentially, as some agents may demonstrate a prolonged elimination half-life. For example, a 5-week washout period is recommended following use of fluoxetine before administering another serotonergic agent. If serotonin syndrome develops or is suspected during the course of therapy, all serotonergic agents should be discontinued immediately and supportive care rendered as necessary. Moderately ill patients may also benefit from the administration of a serotonin antagonist (e.g., cyproheptadine, chlorpromazine). Severe cases should be managed under consultation with a toxicologist and may require sedation, neuromuscular paralysis, intubation, and mechanical ventilation in addition to the other measures.
venlafaxine ↔ celecoxib

Applies to: Effexor (venlafaxine), Celebrex (celecoxib)

MONITOR: Coadministration with celecoxib may increase the plasma concentrations of drugs that are substrates of the CYP450 2D6 isoenzyme. The mechanism is decreased clearance due to inhibition of CYP450 2D6 activity by celecoxib.

MANAGEMENT: Caution is advised if celecoxib must be used concurrently with medications that undergo metabolism by CYP450 2D6, particularly those with a narrow therapeutic range. Dosage adjustments as well as clinical and laboratory monitoring may be appropriate for some drugs whenever celecoxib is added to or withdrawn from therapy.
celecoxib ↔ duloxetine

Applies to: Celebrex (celecoxib), Cymbalta (duloxetine)

MONITOR: Coadministration with inhibitors of CYP450 2D6 may increase the plasma concentrations of duloxetine, which is partially metabolized by the isoenzyme. According to the product labeling, concomitant use of duloxetine (40 mg once daily) with paroxetine (20 mg once daily) resulted in an approximately 60% increase in duloxetine systemic exposure (AUC), and greater degrees of inhibition are expected with higher dosages of paroxetine. Although not studied, a similar interaction should be anticipated with other potent CYP450 2D6 inhibitors such as fluoxetine or quinidine. Theoretically, high plasma levels of duloxetine may increase the risk of serious adverse effects such as hypertension, hypertensive crisis, increased heart rate, orthostatic hypotension, syncope, and serotonin syndrome. Serotonin syndrome is a rare but serious and potentially fatal condition thought to result from hyperstimulation of brainstem 5-HT1A and 2A receptors. Symptoms may include mental status changes such as irritability, altered consciousness, confusion, hallucinations, and coma; autonomic dysfunction such as tachycardia, hyperthermia, diaphoresis, shivering, blood pressure lability, and mydriasis; neuromuscular abnormalities such as hyperreflexia, myoclonus, tremor, and ataxia; and gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

MANAGEMENT: Caution is advised if duloxetine is used in combination with CYP450 2D6 inhibitors, particularly potent ones like paroxetine, fluoxetine, or quinidine. Pharmacologic response to duloxetine should be monitored more closely whenever a CYP450 2D6 inhibitor is added to or withdrawn from therapy, and the dosage adjusted as necessary.

No other interactions were found between your selected drugs.
Note: this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

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Anonymous 7 Jul 2010

Celebrex is used for: Treating rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, juvenile arthritis, menstrual pain

Effexor is used for: Treating depression

Cymbalta is used for: Treating depression and generalized anxiety disorder. It is used for managing pain caused by fibromyalgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy

This is a short term of uses of these Meds.

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