How effective is Cymbalta for Myofascial pain syndrome (Fibromyalgia)?
Summary: 615 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 49,410 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 27,078 Myofascial Pain Syndrome patients)
On May, 22, 2015: 615 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%||1.14%||7.97%||18.86%||29.27%||28.78%||13.98% |
Who find Cymbalta more effective for Myofascial pain syndrome?
Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||1.85%||7.41%||16.67%||25.31%||37.65%||11.11% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had 14 dextrose/lidocaine injections on Feb 17. I was taking cymbalta. I passed out during the procedure, spent the following 2 weeks in a rapid cycling mental state, in severe fibromyalgia type pain all over. The pain was like brain freeze in your arms and legs. I rubbed them to the point of severe bruising. I was finally hospitalized for 3 days and had most meds changed. I believe there is a link between the injections and my symptoms. Either the injection caused my Cymbalta to stop absorbing in my system or it was Serotonin Syndrome.
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