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

Summary: 603 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 49,319 Cymbalta 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, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Neurontin. (latest reports from 26,939 Myofascial Pain Syndrome patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 603 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
Overall3219721412040
Long term
(1+ years)
10871136919

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myofascial pain syndrome0.00%0.00%1.16%7.96%19.07%29.52%28.36%13.93%

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%1.88%7.50%16.88%25.62%36.88%11.25%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    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
  • Does humira cause excessive sweating?
    Having psoriaticarthritis,fibromyalgia,psoriais,restless leg syndrome,roseacea and high blood pressure means complex health issues and a complex list of medication to go with it. Iam suffering extreme sweating,flushing and now a tickled cough. Now it could be due to going through the change (menopause) but that started a year ago and although I was getting the flushes and sweating,it was nothing like it is now! To me,it seems the excessive sweating started roughly a month after taking Humira. Having so many health issues I'm in tune with any changes and note and monitor them. I started Humira 10 months ago now. My Psoriasis has cleared completely so I'm really pleased. Usually,there's a trade off and you end up with something else! Could the issues I have be down to a single drug on the list,or a combination?
  • Could fibromyalgia be caused from a gram negative infection 37 years ago?
    I have fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue that after being relatively stable is now becoming unmanag. I am trying to trace background my medical history to possibly find a cause for these syndroms.
  • 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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