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What could cause Muscle Twitching for a 46-year old woman who takes Cymbalta, Suboxone?





Summary: 35 female patients aged 46 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 46 year old female patient who has Depression, Opiate withdrawal. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 49,275 users)

Suboxone has active ingredients of buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride. It is often used in opiate withdrawal. (latest outcomes from Suboxone 8,267 users)

What are the conditions

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Wellbutrin Xl, Lexapro, Celexa. (latest reports from Depression 254,062 patients)

Opiate withdrawal can be treated by Suboxone, Methadone Hydrochloride, Subutex, Clonidine Hydrochloride, Methadose, Buprenorphine Hydrochloride. (latest reports from Opiate Withdrawal 758 patients)

What is the symptom

Muscle Twitching has been reported by people with depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.(view latest reports from 10,751 patients)

On Nov, 23, 2014: 35 females aged 41 (±5) who take Cymbalta, Suboxone are studied

Cymbalta, Suboxone outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 41

Gender: female

Conditions: Depression, Opiate withdrawal

Drugs taking:
- Cymbalta - 60MG (duloxetine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- Suboxone - 8MG;2MG (buprenorphine hydrochloride; naloxone hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: moderate muscle twitching

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching2 (5.71% of females aged 41 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching in Depression106 (0.53% of females aged 41 (±5) who have Depression)
Muscle Twitching in Opiate Withdrawal1 (1.43% of females aged 41 (±5) who have Opiate withdrawal)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Muscle Twitching in Cymbalta58 (0.89% of females aged 41 (±5) who take Cymbalta)
Muscle Twitching in Suboxone13 (1.56% of females aged 41 (±5) who take Suboxone)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Cymbalta is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a0.00%
(0 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a
Suboxone is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Suicide AttemptFoot, Leg, And Ankle SwellingBlister (small pocket of fluid within the upper layers of the skin caused by forceful rubbing (friction), burning, freezing, chemical exposure)Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)n/aJoint Swelling
Joint SwellingHallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there)DepressionSwellingDrug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Joint SwellingSweating Fever (fever with sweating)Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)Electric ShockDepression
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Clamminess (moist, sticky, and cold to the touch)Clamminess (moist, sticky, and cold to the touch)Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Pain
ConstipationConstipationMuscle TwitchingChildren And Weight ProblemsConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Muscle TwitchingSwellingAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)Suicide AttemptGait Disturbance
Foot, Leg, And Ankle SwellingExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Dysstasia (difficulty in standing)
DepressionMuscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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