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Review: could Cymbalta cause Dyspnea?

Summary: Dyspnea could be caused by Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 45,578 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,885 have Dyspnea. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspnea and more.

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On Apr, 12, 2014: 45,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,885 people (4.14%) have Dyspnea. They amount to 0.14% of all the 1,346,670 people who have Dyspnea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dyspnea in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Dyspnea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dyspnea51.68%27.83%4.28%5.20%7.65%3.06%0.31%

Age of people who have Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dyspnea0.06%0.00%0.92%4.75%11.51%20.90%30.07%31.79%

Severity of Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dyspnea8.70%43.48%39.13%8.70%

How people recovered from Dyspnea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dyspnea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (513 people, 27.21%)
  2. Pain (225 people, 11.94%)
  3. Anxiety (171 people, 9.07%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (158 people, 8.38%)
  5. Hypertension (132 people, 7.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (363 people, 19.26%)
  2. Ambien (333 people, 17.67%)
  3. Nexium (319 people, 16.92%)
  4. Lyrica (294 people, 15.60%)
  5. Zometa (284 people, 15.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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