Review: Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Ginkgo biloba and Cymbalta. It is created by eHealthMe based on 15 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
Ginkgo biloba (latest outcomes from 458 users) has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss.
Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,878 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
On Feb, 28, 2014: 15 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ginkgo biloba, Cymbalta are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ginkgo biloba (ginkgo)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ginkgo biloba, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||10|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||9|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||5|
|Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)||5|
|Spondylolisthesis (displacement of a vertebra or the vertebral column in relation to the vertebrae below)||4|
|Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)||4|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ginkgo biloba, Cymbalta:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Sinus Infection (inflammation of sinus)||2|
|Acid Reflux (stomach acids rise up)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Allergic sinusitis
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fish oil
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ginkgo Biloba (ginkgo) is often used to treat memory loss. 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:
- Ginkgo biloba is used in:
- Cymbalta is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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