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Review: could Cymbalta cause Breast tenderness (Breast pain)?

Summary: Breast tenderness is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prilosec, and have Depression.

We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Breast tenderness. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast tenderness and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,355 Cymbalta users)

Breast tenderness

Breast tenderness has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 9,941 Breast tenderness patients)

On Feb, 23, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 65 people (0.14%) have Breast Tenderness.

Trend of Breast tenderness in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Breast tenderness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast tenderness12.50%43.75%6.25%6.25%6.25%18.75%6.25%

Age of people who have Breast tenderness when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast tenderness0.00%0.00%2.90%7.25%8.70%26.09%30.43%24.64%

Severity of Breast tenderness when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breast tenderness0.00%50.00%41.67%8.33%

How people recovered from Breast tenderness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breast tenderness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (26 people, 40.00%)
  2. Sleep disorder (9 people, 13.85%)
  3. Post-traumatic stress disorder (9 people, 13.85%)
  4. Nasal disorder (8 people, 12.31%)
  5. Asthma (8 people, 12.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (17 people, 26.15%)
  2. Aspirin (15 people, 23.08%)
  3. Nexium (14 people, 21.54%)
  4. Neurontin (14 people, 21.54%)
  5. Xanax (14 people, 21.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

karebear777 (4 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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    anonymous on Sep, 13, 2014:

    i have the same issue. i have breast pain all month long, even though i am not taking invega anymore. i have been completely off any antipsychotics for 8 months and nothing i got from my gynealogist seems to help. i have never had this before either.

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