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Review: Cymbalta and Viagra





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Cymbalta and Viagra together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cymbalta and Viagra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 198 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 49,275 users)

Viagra has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from Viagra 35,066 users)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 198 people who take Cymbalta, Viagra are studied

Cymbalta, Viagra outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
- Viagra (sildenafil citrate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Cymbalta is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Viagra is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Skin UlcerTinnitusDeafnessNervousnessCardiac Failure Congestiven/an/aDepression
Condition AggravatedMalaiseHypersensitivityGastrointestinal HaemorrhageAnaemia
Heart Rate DecreasedEpistaxisGastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseAnaemiaSyncope
MalaiseDeafness BilateralOsteomyelitisSyncopePain
DeathVomitingOsteonecrosisContusionDeath
Pulmonary HypertensionDizzinessSpinal DisorderMelaenaErectile Dysfunction
Drug Withdrawal SyndromeHead DiscomfortSleep DisorderAstheniaConstipation
DizzinessErectile DysfunctionFatigueFatigue
AnorexiaDizzinessSinusitisDizziness
Confusional StateCardiac DisorderDiarrhoeaRenal Failure

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Cymbalta is effectiven/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
Viagra is effectiven/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DeathDepression
DyspnoeaAnaemia
Oedema PeripheralErectile Dysfunction
Respiratory ArrestPain
Cardiac ArrestFatigue
SyncopeContusion
ConstipationSyncope
MalaiseSleep Apnoea Syndrome
Renal FailureConstipation
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cymbalta is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Viagra is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/aNephrolithiasisn/aHypoxiaDeathDiabetes MellitusDeathAnaemia
Renal Tubular NecrosisSomnolencePainDiabetic NeuropathyCardiac ArrestDepression
Supraventricular TachycardiaSpinal FractureType 2 Diabetes MellitusRespiratory ArrestConstipation
Alcohol PoisoningGlycosuriaConfusional StateMyocardial InfarctionErectile Dysfunction
DeathType 2 Diabetes MellitusNeuropathy PeripheralDepressionSyncope
GangreneAnxietyDeliriumDrug IneffectiveSleep Apnoea Syndrome
SclerodermaIntermittent Explosive DisorderDrug Withdrawal SyndromeRoad Traffic AccidentHaematuria
DyspnoeaShockDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlIntervertebral Disc DegenerationPain
MalaiseSuicide AttemptDental CariesContusion
Substance AbuseType 1 Diabetes MellitusMalaiseNausea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    I have noted that since switching to Cymbalta that I no longer have the insatiable appetite, nor have I had any further sleep paralysis episodes (though I have had a brain MRI to rule out any physiological issues - yet to receive results).

    I have noticed that I have had mild to moderate rolling nausea with the Cymbalta and that I now have food aversions. Food does not interest me as much anymore and I find that certain foods (mostly processed snacks) are no longer palatable. I also find that I become full after much smaller meal portions.

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    As a side note regarding the Propranolol, I have naturally low blood pressure and I find while Propranalol is generally an effective migraine prophylactic, (I do get some breakthrough migraines) it does make my blood pressure even lower which leads to dizziness and faintness when I stand up too quickly from a recumbent position.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

  • just switched from wellbutrin to cymbalta as wellbutrin had lost its effectiveness; been on cymbalta only a week but quickly noticed significant ED; have desire but no erection; hoping my body will readjust to cymbalta

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