Review: could Cymbalta cause Breast tenderness?
Summary: Breast tenderness could be caused by Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Prilosec, and have Depression.
We study 45,578 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 62 have Breast tenderness. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast tenderness and more.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,967 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, fibromyalgia. Commonly reported side effects of Cymbalta include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, pain.
Breast tenderness (latest reports from 48,320 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 45,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 62 people (0.14%) have Breast Tenderness. They amount to 0.13% of all the 48,268 people who have Breast Tenderness on eHealthMe.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Breast tenderness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast tenderness||7.69%||46.15%||7.69%||7.69%||7.69%||15.38%||7.69% |
Age of people who have Breast tenderness when taking Cymbalta * :
|Breast tenderness||0.00%||0.00%||1.52%||6.06%||7.58%||27.27%||31.82%||25.76% |
Severity of Breast tenderness when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breast tenderness||0.00%||44.44%||44.44%||11.11% |
How people recovered from Breast tenderness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breast tenderness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (25 people, 40.32%)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (9 people, 14.52%)
- Sleep disorder (9 people, 14.52%)
- Asthma (8 people, 12.90%)
- Fibromyalgia (8 people, 12.90%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (17 people, 27.42%)
- Aspirin (15 people, 24.19%)
- Xanax (14 people, 22.58%)
- Neurontin (14 people, 22.58%)
- Nexium (14 people, 22.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
karebear777 (3 years ago):
I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, mixed connective tissue diseas, ra and Thin Basement Membrane Disease of the kidneys, I have been on cymbalta about 5 weeks now 60 mg and side affects have been hard on me, but the latest new symptom is breast tenderness with 2 small lumps the size of a pencil eraser only in right breast...think i should call my dr tomorrow. Has anyone had similar affects?
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