Review: could Cymbalta cause Alcoholism?
We study 45,572 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 181 have Alcoholism. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcoholism and more.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,154 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Alcoholism (problems with alcohol) (latest reports from 36,673 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 23, 2014: 45,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 181 people (0.40%) have Alcoholism. They amount to 0.49% of all the 36,667 people who have Alcoholism on eHealthMe.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Alcoholism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Alcoholism when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Alcoholism when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Alcoholism ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (83 people, 45.86%)
- Major depression (26 people, 14.36%)
- Back pain (22 people, 12.15%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 9.94%)
- Pain (13 people, 7.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Alcohol (44 people, 24.31%)
- Multi-vitamin (18 people, 9.94%)
- Lyrica (18 people, 9.94%)
- Omeprazole (17 people, 9.39%)
- Abilify (15 people, 8.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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