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How effective is Cymbalta for Myofascial pain syndrome (Fibromyalgia)?





Summary: 594 Cymbalta users have rated its effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome.

Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5

This is a review of how effective Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is for Myofascial pain syndrome 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 Cymbalta 49,275 users)

Myofascial pain syndrome

Myofascial pain syndrome (a painful condition that affects the muscles and the sheath of the tissue) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Flexeril, Neurontin. (latest reports from Myofascial Pain Syndrome 26,818 patients)

On Dec, 20, 2014: 594 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Myofascial pain syndrome




Cymbalta effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome


Long term Cymbalta effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome

Cymbalta effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall3219521011839
Long term
(1+ years)
10861116719

Age of people who take Cymbalta for Myofascial pain syndrome * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myofascial pain syndrome0.00%0.00%1.18%8.08%19.19%29.29%28.11%14.14%

Who find Cymbalta more effective for Myofascial pain syndrome?

Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myofascial pain syndrome0.00%0.00%1.91%7.64%17.20%24.84%36.94%11.46%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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