Review: taking Cymbalta and Curcumin together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cymbalta and Curcumin together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cymbalta and Curcumin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 84 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)

Curcumin

Curcumin has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Curcumin 436 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

84 people who take Cymbalta, Curcumin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cymbalta and Curcumin drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cymbalta:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Curcumin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cymbalta:
  • female: 25.0% - (2 of 8 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Curcumin:
  • female: 33.0% - (2 of 6 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Curcumin:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • hepatic function abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • neutropenia
  • adverse drug reaction
  • thrombocytopenia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • decreased appetite
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • apnea - sleep apnea syndrome
  • blood thinner
  • degenerative joint disease
  • seasonal allergy
  • thinning of skin
  • bipolar i disorder
  • fatigue - chronic
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
1 - 2 years:
  • neutropenia
  • adverse drug reaction
  • thrombocytopenia
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • decreased appetite
  • depression
  • dry mouth
2 - 5 years:
  • fatigue - chronic
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
  • high blood pressure
  • high blood sugar
  • hypothyroidism
  • intraocular pressure increased
  • anxiety
  • bipolar i disorder
  • depression
  • fatigue
10+ years:
  • apnea - sleep apnea syndrome
  • blood thinner
  • degenerative joint disease
  • depression
  • seasonal allergy
  • thinning of skin
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • stress
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • depression
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • liver function test abnormal
  • anxiety
  • asthenia
  • anaemia
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • bronchitis
male:
  • blood testosterone decreased
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal viral infection
  • hypotonia
  • injection site pain
  • neutropenia
  • plasma cell myeloma
  • pneumonia respiratory syncytial viral
  • soliloquy
  • somnolence

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • hot flush
  • night sweats
30-39:
  • angina pectoris
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
  • bronchitis
  • cardiac murmur
  • depression
  • lower respiratory tract infection
  • mouth ulceration
  • sinusitis
  • stress
40-49:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • arthralgia
  • burning sensation
  • fatigue
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • hypersensitivity
  • abdominal pain lower
  • amnesia
  • back pain
  • balance disorder
50-59:
  • depression
  • liver function test abnormal
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • blood glucose increased
  • inflammation
  • aphasia
  • cognitive disorder
  • memory impairment
60+:
  • anaemia
  • neutropenia
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypoxia
  • nausea
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • anxiety
  • blood pressure increased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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