Could Cymbalta cause Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 84,701 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA. Among them, 168 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 92,158 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,665 Acne patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

84,701 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 168 people (0.2%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Acne?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.86 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 78.57 %
  • male: 21.43 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.79 %
  • 20-29: 15.18 %
  • 30-39: 18.75 %
  • 40-49: 20.54 %
  • 50-59: 26.79 %
  • 60+: 16.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (39 people, 23.21%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (17 people, 10.12%)
  • Pain (17 people, 10.12%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people, 8.93%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 6.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (19 people, 11.31%)
  • Protonix (18 people, 10.71%)
  • Nexium (18 people, 10.71%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 10.12%)
  • Reglan (16 people, 9.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (46 people, 27.38%)
  • Pain (37 people, 22.02%)
  • Fatigue (35 people, 20.83%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 20.24%)
  • Itching (33 people, 19.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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