Review: could Cymbalta cause Bladder infection (Urinary tract infection)?
Summary: Bladder infection is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.
We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 885 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,362 Cymbalta users)
Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,840 Bladder infection patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 885 people (1.93%) have Bladder Infection.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Bladder infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder infection||50.53%||29.47%||3.16%||4.21%||4.21%||0.00%||8.42% |
Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Cymbalta * :
|Bladder infection||0.00%||0.00%||1.07%||3.21%||4.82%||16.81%||31.69%||42.40% |
Severity of Bladder infection when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder infection||0.00%||75.00%||0.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bladder infection||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (290 people, 32.77%)
- Multiple sclerosis (202 people, 22.82%)
- Pain (151 people, 17.06%)
- Anxiety (125 people, 14.12%)
- Osteoporosis (96 people, 10.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (189 people, 21.36%)
- Aspirin (176 people, 19.89%)
- Neurontin (172 people, 19.44%)
- Lyrica (165 people, 18.64%)
- Ambien (156 people, 17.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Medications improved fibromyalgia for about 1.5 years until side effects began to outweigh benefits. Tremor & myoclonic jerking seemed linked to build up of SINGULAIR, Cymbalta, SAVELLA, Elavil & Lyrica. Tremor, jerking and mood problems lessened when SINGULAIR was discontinued. Cognition improved slightly when Elavil was discontinued. Urinary retention lessened when Cymbalta dose was lowered to 40mg.
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