Review: taking Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 53 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ginkgo Biloba

Ginkgo biloba has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss. (latest outcomes from Ginkgo biloba 1,093 users)

Cymbalta

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

On Sep, 16, 2016

53 people who take Ginkgo Biloba, Cymbalta are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ginkgo Biloba:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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)
Cymbalta:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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:

Ginkgo Biloba:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cymbalta:
  • female: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ginkgo Biloba:
  • 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 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
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: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • blood viscosity increased
  • loss of consciousness
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • arrhythmia
  • gas gangrene
  • stomach discomfort
  • urinary tract infection
  • weakness
1 - 6 months:
  • acid reflux
  • blood pressure increased
6 - 12 months:
  • urinary tract infection
  • weakness
  • fatigue
  • gas gangrene
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • stomach discomfort
1 - 2 years:
  • ehlers-danlos syndrome
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • herpes virus infection
2 - 5 years:
  • acid reflux
  • sinus infection
not specified:
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • fatigue
  • tendonitis
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • drug ineffective

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • headache
  • tendonitis
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • hypoaesthesia
  • lethargy
male:
  • insomnia
  • weight decreased
  • blood viscosity increased
  • loss of consciousness
  • decreased appetite
  • nausea
  • arrhythmia
  • alopecia
  • anxiety
  • chest pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • fatigue
  • gas gangrene
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • stomach discomfort
  • urinary tract infection
  • weakness
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood pressure increased
  • decreased appetite
40-49:
  • anaemia
  • dysarthria
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • lethargy
  • neurological symptom
  • pupils unequal
  • sluggishness
50-59:
  • acid reflux
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • fibromyalgia
  • headache
  • heart rate increased
  • hyperacusis
  • insomnia
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
60+:
  • anxiety
  • nausea
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
  • agitation
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • arthralgia
  • asphyxia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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