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Lyrica vs Cymbalta for a female patient aged 54

Summary: 11,775 female patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Lyrica vs Cymbalta for a female aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,617 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,376 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What are the symptoms

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,623 Weight gain patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 11,775 female patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Lyrica vs Cymbalta

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female49Fibromyalgia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lyrica pregabalinCp Pharms
Cymbalta duloxetine hydrochlorideLilly

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 49 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Cymbalta (Lilly)
Weight Gain11.12%4.52%
Weight Gain11.12%4.52%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Cymbalta (Lilly)
Weight IncreasedNausea
DizzinessDizziness
PainHeadache
SomnolenceDepression
Drug IneffectiveFatigue
NauseaPain
Oedema PeripheralAnxiety
HeadacheInsomnia
Vision BlurredFeeling Abnormal
FatigueVomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Cymbalta (Lilly)
Vision BlurredSinus Headache
PainSore Throat
Weight IncreasedDizziness
HeadacheNausea
FatigueHeadache
Oedema PeripheralDrug Withdrawal Syndrome
HypothyroidismDepression
ConvulsionParaesthesia
Fatigue - ChronicFatigue
DizzinessWeight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lyrica6.86%28.92%39.95%20.10%4.17%
Cymbalta3.60%26.02%35.54%25.90%8.94%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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