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How effective is Cymbalta for Myofascial pain syndrome (Fibromyalgia)?
Overall ratings: 2.9/5
Long term ratings: 3.0/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is for Myofascial pain syndrome. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 579 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Cymbalta
Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,191 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Myofascial pain syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome (a painful condition that affects the muscles and the sheath of the tissue) (latest reports from 93,052 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.
On Oct, 22, 2014: 579 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Myofascial pain syndrome
Cymbalta effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Age of people who take Cymbalta for Myofascial pain syndrome * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||1.21%||7.60%||19.52%||29.53%||28.15%||13.99% |
Who find Cymbalta more effective for Myofascial pain syndrome?
Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||1.99%||6.62%||17.22%||25.17%||37.09%||11.92% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.
axeman225 on Sep, 17, 2014:
Hi! I am a 26yr old male. I saw this and seems like we are taking the same meds and I wanted to compare. I have been on tramadol for almost 3 years for herniated discs from playing football. I recently have noticed and heard that long term use affects testosterone levels, so I got bloodwork done...turns out I am below range on all levels...which sucks because I am fit (or was) and pretty big. So my doc prescribed testim 1% 50mg/day (as of yesterday) and I wanted to see how it affected you along with takign the tramadol. I dont have hair issues, but I have had weight gain and general feminization due to loss of testosterone....so gross and sad for me. Idk if you are male or female...but I would love to hear what the combo has done for you. If anyone else can chime in it would be great. (fyi..tramadol is a low dose opiate agonist for pain; testim is testosterone gel)
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