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Lyrica vs Cymbalta, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 53

This is personalized comparison of Lyrica vs Cymbalta for a female aged 53. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,543 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,259 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

What are the symptoms

Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Weight gain (latest reports from 530,688 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 11,682 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 Gain10.94%4.51%
Weight Gain10.94%4.51%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lyrica (Cp Pharms)Cymbalta (Lilly)
Weight IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessDizziness
PainHeadache (pain in head)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Depression
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Anxiety
Headache (pain in head)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Vision BlurredFeeling Abnormal
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vomiting

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 (headache caused by sinus infections)
PainSore Throat (pain or irritation of the throat)
Weight IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Dizziness
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Depression
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Headache (pain in head)
DepressionParaesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Weight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lyrica7.68%28.29%36.84%20.83%6.36%
Cymbalta3.34%26.10%37.27%24.63%8.66%

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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:

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

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