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Baclofen vs Cymbalta for a female patient aged 43

Summary: 8,304 female patients aged 43 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Baclofen vs Cymbalta for a female aged 43. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Baclofen (latest outcomes from 21,227 users) has active ingredients of baclofen. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,410 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What is the symptom

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,293 Tinnitus patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 8,304 female patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in Baclofen vs Cymbalta

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female41Dystonia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Baclofen baclofennot specified
Cymbalta duloxetine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 41 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

BaclofenCymbalta
Tinnitus1.41%2.11%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
BaclofenCymbalta
Multiple SclerosisNausea
NauseaDizziness
Condition AggravatedHeadache
PainFatigue
Drug IneffectiveDepression
FatigueInsomnia
HeadacheWeight Increased
AstheniaPain
DizzinessVomiting
Influenza Like IllnessAnxiety

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
BaclofenCymbalta
Hearing LossNausea
Complicated MigraineDizziness
InsomniaDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
TremorDepression
Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, WeaknessParaesthesia
ConstipationHeadache
Nausea And VomitingFatigue
Ringing In The EarsSuicidal Ideation
Weight FluctuationWeight Increased
IrritabilityWithdrawal Syndrome

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Baclofen1.06%30.16%43.92%15.34%9.52%
Cymbalta6.00%24.08%36.07%23.31%10.54%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Baclofen (baclofen) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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