Review: could Cymbalta cause Dyspnea (Breathing difficulty)?
Summary: Dyspnea 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 Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,894 have Dyspnea. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspnea and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 49,275 users)
Dyspnea (difficult or laboured breathing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.(latest reports from Dyspnea 165,277 patients)
On Dec, 2, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,894 people (4.15%) have Dyspnea.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Dyspnea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dyspnea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (516 people, 27.24%)
- Pain (225 people, 11.88%)
- Anxiety (171 people, 9.03%)
- Fibromyalgia (161 people, 8.50%)
- Hypertension (132 people, 6.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (363 people, 19.17%)
- Ambien (333 people, 17.58%)
- Nexium (319 people, 16.84%)
- Lyrica (295 people, 15.58%)
- Zometa (284 people, 14.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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