Review: taking Cymbalta and Curcumin together


Summary

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 28 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 58,912 users)

Curcumin

Curcumin has active ingredients of turmeric. It is often used in inflammation. (latest outcomes from Curcumin 209 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

28 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
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • gamma-glutamyltransferase increased
  • glaucoma
  • hepatic function abnormal
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:
  • glaucoma
2 - 5 years:
  • high blood pressure
  • high blood sugar
  • hypothyroidism
  • myoclonic jerks
  • nausea and vomiting
  • reflux
  • bipolar i disorder
  • depression
  • fatigue - chronic
  • high blood cholesterol and triglycerides
10+ years:
  • apnea - sleep apnea syndrome
  • blood thinner
  • degenerative joint disease
  • depression
  • seasonal allergy
  • thinning of skin
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • somnolence
  • abdominal discomfort
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • escherichia infection
  • exostosis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • apnea - sleep apnea syndrome
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood thinner
  • degenerative joint disease
  • dizziness
  • liver function test abnormal
  • depression
  • nausea
  • abdominal discomfort
male:
  • fatigue
  • hypotonia
  • injection site pain
  • soliloquy
  • somnolence
  • urine abnormality

Most common drug interactions by age *:

40-49:
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • burning sensation
  • fatigue
  • hypotonia
  • soliloquy
  • somnolence
  • urine abnormality
  • urticaria
50-59:
  • liver function test abnormal
  • depression
  • abdominal discomfort
  • apnea - sleep apnea syndrome
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood thinner
  • degenerative joint disease
  • dizziness
  • escherichia infection
60+:
  • rash pruritic
  • anaemia
  • epistaxis
  • face oedema
  • head discomfort
  • nausea
  • rash

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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