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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. (view latest outcomes from 49,275 users)

Bipolar 2

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 Bipolar 2 2,214 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 27 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Bipolar 2




Cymbalta effectiveness for Bipolar 2


Long term Cymbalta effectiveness for Bipolar 2

Cymbalta effectiveness for Bipolar 2 (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall251262
Long term
(1+ years)
13850

Age of people who take Cymbalta for Bipolar 2 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar 20.00%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 * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bipolar 20.00%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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    This summer I flip flops, with the strap between my toes, almost exclusively. When I switched this fall to regular shoes I noticed a strange, numb sensation between my big toe and second toe. At first I thought it had something to do with the flip flops and thought it would go away. It has been a few weeks now and this has not gone away, and if anything seems to cover a larger area. Oddly enough I mentioned this to a friend today and she says she has the same thing, between her second and third toe...both of us on our right feet. She is also on an antidepressant but couldn't remember which one, but we thought this was an odd coincidence. She explained it as sort of a sensation that there is a hole in your sock or shoe...and that made sense to me...there is still some sensation in the area but it is an odd feeling...something isn't quite right. I am doing some online research right now to try to figure out if this is common with Cymbalta or not?
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    I had taken Cymbalta for about 1.5 years and after taking it for a few months, I started having widespread joint pain. The joint pain has gotten worse and is becoming debilitating. Joint pain in the literature as a side affect of the drug but the joint pain seems to be permanent! I have not taken Cymbalta in a couple years but the joint pain has remained. I have had blood tests and my doctor says the tests show it is not arthritis.

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  • Rapid loss of vision in left eye,blurred vision

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  • I've gained about 25 lbs since starting Cymbalta. I've never gained this much weight before. Though it did help my depression, it also seemed to affect appetite.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Lamictal is b.i.d.

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