Review: taking Cymbalta and B complex vitamin together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cymbalta and B complex vitamin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cymbalta and B complex vitamin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,474 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 89,411 users)

B Complex Vitamin

B complex vitamin has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in post gastric surgery syndrome. (latest outcomes from B complex vitamin 3 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

2,474 people who take Cymbalta, B Complex Vitamin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cymbalta and B complex vitamin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cymbalta:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (5 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 36.0% - (7 of 19 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.0% - (11 of 21 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
B Complex Vitamin:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 85.0% - (6 of 7 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (2 of 2 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cymbalta:
  • female: 45.0% - (25 of 55 people)
  • male: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)
B Complex Vitamin:
  • female: 46.0% - (19 of 41 people)
  • male: 37.0% - (3 of 8 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cymbalta:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 30-39: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 53.0% - (7 of 13 people)
  • 50-59: 37.0% - (10 of 27 people)
  • 60+: 28.0% - (2 of 7 people)
B Complex Vitamin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 40-49: 63.0% - (7 of 11 people)
  • 50-59: 42.0% - (8 of 19 people)
  • 60+: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • ocular icterus
  • sudden hearing loss
  • headache
  • cytolytic hepatitis
  • insomnia
  • renal failure
  • tinnitus
  • vertigo
1 - 6 months:
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • depression - chronic
  • numbness and tingling
  • numbness in hands or feet
  • pain in face
  • painful menstrual periods
  • painful respiration
  • painful response to normal stimuli
  • painful sexual intercourse
6 - 12 months:
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
  • small for dates baby
  • apnoea
  • bradycardia neonatal
  • fatigue
  • hypotension
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • tremor
  • carotid artery occlusion
1 - 2 years:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • nausea
  • hair loss
  • joint swelling
  • drug ineffective
  • arthralgia
  • cataract
  • fibromyalgia
  • herpes zoster
2 - 5 years:
  • nausea
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
  • constipation
  • erectile dysfunction
  • insomnia
  • oedema peripheral
  • vertigo positional
  • anxiety aggravated
  • bleeding time prolonged
5 - 10 years:
  • stomach pain
  • vertigo positional
  • amenorrhea - secondary
  • short-term memory loss
  • suicidal ideation
  • anger
  • lightheadedness
  • muscle twitching
  • muscle weakness
  • shaking palsy
10+ years:
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • heart rate increased
  • nausea
  • photosensitivity reaction
  • weakness
not specified:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pain in extremity

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • arthralgia
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • fall
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
male:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • depression

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • abdominal pain
  • ascites
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • blood creatinine increased
  • candida sepsis
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • large for dates baby
  • loss of consciousness
  • peritoneal candidiasis
  • post procedural infection
2-9:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • low birth weight baby
  • premature baby
10-19:
  • back pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • headache
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • ventricular septal defect
  • arthritis
  • chest pain
  • colitis
  • constipation
  • convulsion
20-29:
  • nausea
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • depression
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • cholecystitis chronic
30-39:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • dizziness
  • chronic fatigue syndrome
  • depression
  • depression - chronic
  • numbness and tingling
40-49:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • nausea
  • drug ineffective
  • constipation
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • injection site pain
  • anaemia
  • fall
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective
  • weight decreased
  • headache

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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