Review: could Cymbalta cause Dyspnea?


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 Ambien, and have Depression . We study 46,395 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,085 have Dyspnea. Find out below who they are, when they have Dyspnea and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 48,473 users)

Dyspnea

Dyspnea (difficult or laboured breathing) has been reported by people with muscle aches, suicidal ideation, high blood cholesterol, drowsiness, infection (latest reports from 160,420 Dyspnea patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

46,395 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 2,085 people (4.49%) have Dyspnea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Dyspnea?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Dyspnea *:

  • < 1 month: 49.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.01 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.62 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.29 %

Gender of people who have Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 77.77 %
  • male: 22.23 %

Age of people who have Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.9 %
  • 20-29: 5.19 %
  • 30-39: 11.88 %
  • 40-49: 20.66 %
  • 50-59: 29.37 %
  • 60+: 31.94 %

Severity if Dyspnea when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 45.0 %
  • severe: 27.5 %
  • most severe: 15.0 %

How people recovered from Dyspnea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (436 people)
  • Pain (176 people)
  • Anxiety (143 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (125 people)
  • Hypertension (108 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (272 people)
  • Lyrica (266 people)
  • Aspirin (260 people)
  • Zometa (259 people)
  • Nexium (237 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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