Review: could Cymbalta cause Agitation?
Summary: Agitation is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 45,706 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,079 have Agitation. Find out below who they are, when they have Agitation and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 54,724 Agitation patients)
On Dec, 30, 2014: 45,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,078 people (2.36%) have Agitation.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Agitation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Agitation when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Agitation when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Agitation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (494 people, 45.83%)
- Pain (128 people, 11.87%)
- Anxiety (102 people, 9.46%)
- Fibromyalgia (102 people, 9.46%)
- Bipolar disorder (65 people, 6.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (112 people, 10.39%)
- Lyrica (89 people, 8.26%)
- Klonopin (88 people, 8.16%)
- Ambien (88 people, 8.16%)
- Xanax (87 people, 8.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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