How effective is Cymbalta for Bipolar 2 (Bipolar Ii Disorder)?
Summary: 27 Cymbalta users have rated its effectiveness for Bipolar 2.
Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
This is a review of how effective Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is for Bipolar 2 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)
Bipolar 2 (characterized by at least one episode of hypomania and at least one episode of major depression) can be treated by Lamictal, Lithium Carbonate, Lamotrigine, Seroquel, Abilify, Seroquel Xr. (latest reports from 3,520 Bipolar 2 patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 27 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Bipolar 2
Cymbalta effectiveness for Bipolar 2 (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Cymbalta for Bipolar 2 * :
|Bipolar 2||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.81%||14.81%||29.63%||29.63%||11.11% |
Who find Cymbalta more effective for Bipolar 2?
Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :
|Bipolar 2||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||37.50%||37.50%||0.00% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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