Could Cymbalta cause Alcoholism - from FDA reports
Alcoholism 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 Alcohol, and have Depression . We study 84,701 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA. Among them, 238 have Alcoholism. Find out below who they are, when they have Alcoholism and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 92,158 users)
Alcoholism (problems with alcohol) has been reported by people with depression, alcoholism, stress and anxiety, pain, high blood pressure (latest reports from 10,873 Alcoholism patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
84,701 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 238 people (0.28%) have Alcoholism
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Cymbalta when people have Alcoholism *:
- < 1 month: 42.03 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.23 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.59 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.8 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.35 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alcoholism when taking Cymbalta *:
- female: 58.3 %
- male: 41.7 %
Age of people who have Alcoholism when taking Cymbalta *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.73 %
- 20-29: 14.45 %
- 30-39: 25.43 %
- 40-49: 23.12 %
- 50-59: 27.75 %
- 60+: 7.51 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (86 people, 36.13%)
- Major Depression (19 people, 7.98%)
- Stress And Anxiety (15 people, 6.30%)
- Pain (13 people, 5.46%)
- Back Pain (13 people, 5.46%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Alcohol (32 people, 13.45%)
- Lyrica (21 people, 8.82%)
- Klonopin (15 people, 6.30%)
- Seroquel (14 people, 5.88%)
- Ambien (13 people, 5.46%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (32 people, 13.45%)
- Suicidal Ideation (28 people, 11.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (28 people, 11.76%)
- Nausea (25 people, 10.50%)
- Insomnia (25 people, 10.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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