Review: Fosamax and Cymbalta drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Fosamax and Cymbalta. It is created by eHealthMe based on 719 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Fosamax (latest outcomes from 70,314 users) has active ingredients of alendronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.
Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,878 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 719 people who reported to have interactions when taking Fosamax, Cymbalta are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Fosamax (alendronate sodium)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Fosamax, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||316|
|Pain In Extremity||207|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||205|
|Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw)||205|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||147|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Fosamax, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||90|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||55|
|Pain In Extremity||45|
|Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)||38|
|Low Turnover Osteopathy (slow removal of old bone and its replacement by new bone)||37|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Fosamax (alendronate sodium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. 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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