Review: Flexeril and Cymbalta
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Flexeril and Cymbalta. It is created by eHealthMe based on 1,510 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 31, 2014: 1,510 people who reported to have interactions when taking Flexeril, Cymbalta are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Flexeril, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||666|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||574|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||568|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||540|
|Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)||402|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Flexeril, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)||54|
|Lymphoedema (localized fluid retention and tissue swelling)||38|
|Uterine Leiomyoma (uterine benign tumour derived from smooth muscle)||36|
|Colon Adenoma (non cancerous epithelial colon tumour having a glandular origin and structure)||32|
|Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)||32|
|Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)||32|
|Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)||32|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Muscle spasms
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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On eHealthMe, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
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- Cymbalta is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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What do I need to get OFF of OR ON...
Thank you, Carolyn
I just started taking this medicine. want to see if anyone has had these problems.
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