Could Cymbalta cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhea 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 Lyrica, and have Depression . We study 89,245 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA. Among them, 3,924 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 92,078 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 17, 2016

89,245 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 3,924 people (4.4%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Diarrhea?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 40.06 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.84 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.4 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.34 %
  • 10+ years: 0.97 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 80.19 %
  • male: 19.81 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 4.58 %
  • 30-39: 10.35 %
  • 40-49: 19.3 %
  • 50-59: 30.6 %
  • 60+: 34.4 %

Severity of Diarrhea **:

  • least: 1.89 %
  • moderate: 39.62 %
  • severe: 49.06 %
  • most severe: 9.43 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (395 people, 10.07%)
  • Neurontin (337 people, 8.59%)
  • Nexium (322 people, 8.21%)
  • Xanax (316 people, 8.05%)
  • Zometa (306 people, 7.80%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (215 people, 5.48%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (1,675 people, 42.69%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,097 people, 27.96%)
  • Dizziness (1,022 people, 26.04%)
  • Fatigue (958 people, 24.41%)
  • Headache (945 people, 24.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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