Review: could Cymbalta cause Acne?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 43,124 people who take Cymbalta. Among them, 78 have Acne. See who they are, when they have Acne and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,878 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, fibromyalgia. Commonly reported side effects of Cymbalta include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness aggravated.
Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) (latest reports from 61,183 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 43,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 78 people (0.18%) have Acne.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Acne * :
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Age of people who have Acne when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Acne when taking Cymbalta ** :
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How people recovered from Acne ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (27 people, 34.62%)
- Pain (11 people, 14.10%)
- Metastases to bone (10 people, 12.82%)
- Anxiety (7 people, 8.97%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Protonix (15 people, 19.23%)
- Reglan (14 people, 17.95%)
- Nexium (14 people, 17.95%)
- Zometa (13 people, 16.67%)
- Duragesic-100 (13 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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