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How effective is Cymbalta for Adhd (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)?

Summary: 7 Cymbalta users have rated its effectiveness for Adhd.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is for Adhd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)

Adhd

Adhd (adhd-mental disorders that develop in children) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Ritalin, Adderall Xr 30. (latest reports from 44,765 Adhd patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 7 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Adhd




Cymbalta effectiveness for Adhd


Long term Cymbalta effectiveness for Adhd

Cymbalta effectiveness for Adhd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall11221
Long term
(1+ years)
00220

Age of people who take Cymbalta for Adhd * :

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Adhd0.00%0.00%14.29%0.00%42.86%0.00%28.57%14.29%

Who find Cymbalta more effective for Adhd?

Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Adhd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Does anyone taking isosorbide or ranexa have severe nightmares?
    I have horribly, terrifying nightmares, every night. They are all variations on a theme of terror.
  • Do i need to quit drinking coffee while i take thrive?
    I take Cymbalta for pain relief from Arthritis and now on Metformin due to Diabetes 2 probably from lack of exercise because of the Arthritis pain. I am 70 years old and just started taking Thrive. I drink coffee a cup of coffee in the morning each day. Do I need to stop that habit?

    Are there other "oldies" out there taking Thrive? Please tell me your results with it. Thanks
  • Can vyvanse and dilantin be taken together safely?
    has add and takes vyvanse and recently was prescribed dilantin
  • Does adderal have an effect on alzheimers?
    Adderall has been effective in treatment of ADHD, and I like it. It is highly effective as treatment of lack of focus, and I find that tasks (such as academic research) are much enhanced by it. However I am beginning to experience what I fear is early stages of Alzheimer's.(I am 68). I have been studying the disease, and have been doing things recommended as valuable to retard Alzheimer's development as well as to counter symptoms such as forgetfulness, and loss of mental acuity with significant success. I believe, at least in the short run, Adderall has had a positive effect in my endeavors to counter the symptoms of the disease. However, since one of the principal causes of Alzheimer's is inflammation, I wonder if Adderall causes inflammation, and if it does, is there a way to counter the inflammation?
  • Did cymbalta cause my heart attacks
    I have had two heart attacks in the last 3 years and both times I was attempting to go off my cymbalta and or generic form of it. Under a doctors care not just randomly stopping. I find this such a coincidence that I want to find out more about this drug. It scares me.

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  • Terrible excessive sweating from hydrochlorothiazide
    I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
  • The zoloft/vyvanse concoction ruined my life.
    I started taking these drugs about two months ago. I am diagnosed ADHD by a psychiatrist. I received these medications from a doctor whom I know and is married to a friend my wife. She, the doctor, gave them to me from her personal medications in a plastic baggy. I was given loose instructions for taking these on a piece of paper. I was never given the paperwork with warning signs. 10 days after starting these medications, I attacked my wife and am now separated. I am barred from seeing her and my daughter by means of a Victims Protective Order. I am a normally nonviolent person. Most who know me call me a peacemaker...a pacifist. I am still horrified by the events of that night. 15 seconds changed my life forever. I hope and pray my story helps others. Don't be naïve, as I was, when given medications. Ask questions.
  • Cymbalta side effects
    Starting Cymbalta, side effects were dizzy,felt drugged. Helped with Arthritis pain. About six weeks after i started i developed rectal bleeding.Doctor had me stop Cymbalta and use Tramadol as needed for withdrawal.
  • Belviq (lorcaserin) and adderall (amphetamine and dextroamphetamine)
    I have been on Adderall for more than a year and I have recently started taking Belviq. For some reason a lot of doctors worry about a serious interaction between the two, in my experience the two get along just fine. Adderall helps me stay focused, while Belviq suppresses appetite.
    During the second week of Belviq I did have very small stomach upsets, such as heartburn but it did go away about 2 days later. Other than that the medication works well and I think it is safe for anyone to try who is looking to lose weight. Belviq works on serotonin and while the exact mechanism is unknown it causes appetite suppression in most people. Belviq being one of the medications that are approved for long term use, it may be very helpful to individuals who require a longer period of time on the medication. Belviq reminds me of an antidepressant I was on called Effexor, the two produce the same sense of satisfaction overall, but mostly with food. However Effexor’s side effects (show up around week 7-12) and made it so that the medication is almost impossible to used. Belviq at this time is not giving me any side effects, I think it’s a wonderful drug, much better than the other options like Contrive and Qsyimia. However it’s not for everyone the drug may work perfectly on 80 % of the people who try it but on others it may not. I recommend that the alternatives be considered such as Contrive or Qsymia if Belviq is not found helpful. If Belviq causes you to feel unwell, sad, depressed, or feel like you have the flu—stop taking Belviq and call your doctor as these may be signs of a life threatening condition. Always take the medication as directed by your doctor, do not adjust your own dose without consulting with the doctor.
    Belviq has been a wonderful addition to my life, it’s helped me take control of my body again I feel that the medication is very good, well tolerated, and just an amazingly well designed drug overall.

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  • Drug combination works great for severe case of ADHD but pulse has risen to 144 and can not get under control after lowering dosage of both medications.

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