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How effective is Cymbalta for Ptsd (Post-traumatic stress disorder)?





Summary: 11 Cymbalta users have rated its effectiveness for Ptsd.

Overall ratings: 3.0/5
Long term ratings: 3.4/5

This is a review of how effective Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is for Ptsd 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)

Ptsd

Ptsd (post-traumatic stress disorder) can be treated by Zoloft, Prazosin Hydrochloride, Clonazepam, Xanax, Celexa, Klonopin. (latest reports from Ptsd 5,821 patients)

On Dec, 22, 2014: 11 people are studied for taking Cymbalta in Ptsd




Cymbalta effectiveness for Ptsd


Long term Cymbalta effectiveness for Ptsd

Cymbalta effectiveness for Ptsd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall12440
Long term
(1+ years)
01130

Age of people who take Cymbalta for Ptsd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ptsd0.00%0.00%0.00%27.27%36.36%9.09%18.18%9.09%

Who find Cymbalta more effective for Ptsd?

Age of people who find Cymbalta more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ptsd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%50.00%25.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
  • Cymbalta side effects
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  • A life of depression and fatigue
    1) Family history of depression, 2) Diagnosed depression 1964-not treated until 1973, 3) Worked in medical field 35 years, 4) Emergency on-call 24/7, 5) Hospital 15 times major depression, 6) Tried nearly all MAOI, TCA, SSRI, SNRI, and ECT. 7) 100% Disability in 1998 for depression. Now at age 70 I have dysthymia, chronic fatigue, COPD, and PTSD. My recommendation to younger people - do not over stress,
    do not smoke, avoid horrific or traumatic situations and try to find some enjoyment in life. If you have symptoms like mine seek early treatment put balance in your life. The often heard recommendations - get plenty of sleep, eat properly, learn to relax and avoid bad habits should not be ignored, they are critical to good physical and mental health.
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    I've began having sparatic involuntary eye movements a few days after I started taking amitriptyline. It's not faint either, it's like my eye is having a seizure, emabrassing. Just wanted to share.

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