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Review: Cymbalta and Phentermine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cymbalta and Phentermine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 59 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 5, 2014: 59 people who reported to have interactions when taking Cymbalta, Phentermine are studied

Trend of Cymbalta, Phentermine's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (8670108)

Drug combinations in study:
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
- Phentermine (phentermine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Cymbalta, Phentermine:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Arthralgia (joint pain)30
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)25
Drug Ineffective20
Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)19
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)18
Weight Increased18
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)16
Pain14
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)14
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)12

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Cymbalta, Phentermine:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus6
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)4
Hernia Repair4
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)4
Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)4
Shaking Palsy (disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination)3
Neuritis (inflammation of nerve)2
Vertigo Positional2
Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)2
Muscle Twitching2

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Cymbalta0.00%28.57%42.86%14.29%14.29%
Phentermine0.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression
  2. Fibromyalgia
  3. Rhinitis allergic
  4. Pain
  5. Restless legs syndrome

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Adipex
  2. Ambien
  3. Premarin
  4. Klonopin
  5. Lortab

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. Phentermine (phentermine hydrochloride) is often used to treat obesity. 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.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Since hospitalized for diagnosis of Barett's disease in mid august have lost almost 30 lbs., constantly weak and fatigued when though weighing more was very fit. Now can hardly make it to 7:30 for bed.

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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Diagnosed with Barett's disease in mid-Augusted. Am 56 years old and was very fit and active prior to illness. Was hospitalized and lost 15 lbs in 4 weeks. Have been exhausted since and unable to perform former physical activity.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I take the Zofran to offset the extreme nausea that the Cymbalta gives me. Zofran is magical.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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    I have been diagnosed with very low albumin - have had ultrasound of kidneys and liver and urine test that are all good - wondering if low albumin may be caused by Cymbalta

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