Review: taking Vicodin and Cymbalta together
Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Vicodin and Cymbalta together.
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Vicodin and Cymbalta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,804 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,329 Vicodin users) Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)
What are the drugs
Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 35,329 Vicodin users)
Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 3,804 people who take Vicodin, Cymbalta are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate)
- Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)
Drug effectiveness over time :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Vicodin is effective||26.47%|
(9 of 34 people)
(19 of 51 people)
(17 of 32 people)
(19 of 54 people)
(33 of 75 people)
(16 of 39 people)
(5 of 17 people)
(0 of 3 people)
|Cymbalta is effective||11.76%|
(4 of 34 people)
(21 of 67 people)
(10 of 37 people)
(12 of 48 people)
(26 of 70 people)
(7 of 26 people)
(4 of 9 people)
(0 of 2 people)
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Suicidal Ideation||Headache||Depressed Mood||Anxiety||Pain||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Drug Dependence||Nausea|
|Dyspnoea||Alanine Aminotransferase Increased||Malaise||Depression||Constipation||Fatigue||Constipation||Fall|
|Drug Ineffective||Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased||Suicidal Ideation||Arthralgia||Road Traffic Accident||Drug Ineffective||Pulmonary Embolism||Depression|
|Irritability||Nausea||Pain In Extremity||Mental Status Changes||Insomnia||Nausea||Deep Vein Thrombosis||Back Pain|
|Nausea||Loss Of Consciousness||Drug Withdrawal Syndrome||Suicidal Ideation||Suicide Attempt||Pain||Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension||Headache|
|Fatigue||Drug Ineffective||Anger||Sinusitis||Pancreatitis||Suicide Attempt||Crying||Insomnia|
|Asthenia||Fatigue||Back Pain||Agitation||Headache||Vomiting||Mouth Ulceration Aggravated||Arthralgia|
|Malaise||Anxiety||Self Injurious Behaviour||Fatigue||Convulsion||Loss Of Consciousness||Gas - Belching||Fatigue|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
|Vicodin is effective||38.66%|
(92 of 238 people)
(26 of 67 people)
|Cymbalta is effective||30.00%|
(69 of 230 people)
(15 of 62 people)
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
Drug effectiveness by age :
|Vicodin is effective||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(10 of 32 people)
(20 of 130 people)
(38 of 178 people)
(36 of 145 people)
(13 of 59 people)
|Cymbalta is effective||n/a||n/a||100.00%|
(1 of 1 people)
(9 of 31 people)
(14 of 114 people)
(28 of 183 people)
(27 of 147 people)
(5 of 60 people)
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Neural Tube Defect||Pain||Nausea||Pain||Headache||Anxiety||Pain|
|Spina Bifida||Gallbladder Disorder||Pneumonia||Nausea||Fatigue||Nausea||Anxiety|
|Talipes||Abdominal Pain Upper||Insomnia||Anxiety||Anxiety||Fall||Nausea|
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Sphincter Of Oddi Dysfunction||Abdominal Pain Upper||Weight Increased||Nausea||Insomnia||Back Pain|
|Obesity||Pancreatitis||Cholecystitis Chronic||Drug Ineffective||Depression||Pyrexia||Depression|
|Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus||Bone Infarction||Anxiety||Abdominal Pain Upper||Back Pain||Diarrhoea||Fatigue|
|Abortion Induced||Arthropathy||Headache||Suicidal Ideation||Vomiting||Injury||Dyspnoea|
|Congenital Central Nervous System Anomaly||Bone Pain||Migraine||Weight Decreased||Hypoaesthesia||Depression||Asthenia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Now found out I have incompetent vein in leg which may be part of the problem had cystocopy and found cysts in kidney, then developed hypertension but no one will diagnose the pain. Now decided it is the same as diabetic neuropathy but as gp and consultant point out I am a long way from being diabetic with perfect blood glucose so thinks it's just guessing and hope
Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):
- I tested positive for methadone, i have never taken this drug (1 answer)
I tested positive for methadone, I have never taken this drug. My Dr said I had to have taken it because it was there and that a false positive is out of the question. Could my meds cause methadone to show up on a urine drug test
- When will the dizziness stop from taking vicodin ? i took 2 pills 24hours ago and am still dizzy (1 answer)
Standing , walking, don't feel stabile enough to drive. Thought process is slow
- Did cymbalta cause my heart attacks
I have had two heart attacks in the last 3 years and both times I was attempting to go off my cymbalta and or generic form of it. Under a doctors care not just randomly stopping. I find this such a coincidence that I want to find out more about this drug. It scares me.
- I have been on cymbalta for about 2 yrs. within the last 3 months my legs and feet have been swelling. is that normal after taking the drug that long of a time? (1 answer)
I take very large doses of Vit D because of very low D level.
Take Allegra for allergies.
Take Lisinipril for high blood pressure
Cymbalta for fibromyalgia and pain and depression, 60 mg
- Anyone else get endometrial hyperplasia frrom citalipram? i read this med could cause this cancer.
I just find it odd that 2012, I didn't need a neck surgery, and now they want to do spine fusion. http://www.spine-health.com/treatment/spinal-fusion/interbody-cages-spine-fusion
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I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
- Cymbalta side effects
Starting Cymbalta, side effects were dizzy,felt drugged. Helped with Arthritis pain. About six weeks after i started i developed rectal bleeding.Doctor had me stop Cymbalta and use Tramadol as needed for withdrawal.
- Cardio version caused fingernail abnormalities
Right hip fracture. When prepping for surgery AFIB was found. Surgery was cancelled and they attempted to get AFIB under control. Finally, cardioversion was performed. When my nails started to grow out they all had two horizontal lines that cause the nail to break when it grows out to that point.
- Numbness between toes
This summer I flip flops, with the strap between my toes, almost exclusively. When I switched this fall to regular shoes I noticed a strange, numb sensation between my big toe and second toe. At first I thought it had something to do with the flip flops and thought it would go away. It has been a few weeks now and this has not gone away, and if anything seems to cover a larger area. Oddly enough I mentioned this to a friend today and she says she has the same thing, between her second and third toe...both of us on our right feet. She is also on an antidepressant but couldn't remember which one, but we thought this was an odd coincidence. She explained it as sort of a sensation that there is a hole in your sock or shoe...and that made sense to me...there is still some sensation in the area but it is an odd feeling...something isn't quite right. I am doing some online research right now to try to figure out if this is common with Cymbalta or not?
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat pain. 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:
- Vicodin is used in:
- Cymbalta is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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- Cymbalta alternatives:
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