Review: could Cymbalta cause Chest Pain?


Summary

Chest pain 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 Zometa, and have Depression . We study 86,605 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,362 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 89,411 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 188,643 Chest pain patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

86,605 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 2,362 people (2.73%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Chest pain?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 47.47 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.81 %
  • 10+ years: 0.84 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 76.63 %
  • male: 23.37 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.64 %
  • 20-29: 4.72 %
  • 30-39: 12.75 %
  • 40-49: 24.12 %
  • 50-59: 30.44 %
  • 60+: 27.28 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 4.35 %
  • moderate: 65.22 %
  • severe: 26.09 %
  • most severe: 4.35 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

  • while on drug: 27.27 %
  • after off the drug: 9.09 %
  • not yet: 63.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (571 people, 24.17%)
  • Pain (248 people, 10.50%)
  • Anxiety (184 people, 7.79%)
  • Fibromyalgia (176 people, 7.45%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (153 people, 6.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (312 people, 13.21%)
  • Ambien (300 people, 12.70%)
  • Neurontin (298 people, 12.62%)
  • Lyrica (293 people, 12.40%)
  • Nexium (281 people, 11.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (784 people, 33.19%)
  • Anxiety (600 people, 25.40%)
  • Nausea (573 people, 24.26%)
  • Pain (572 people, 24.22%)
  • Fatigue (491 people, 20.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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