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Review: could Cymbalta cause Erection problems?

Summary: Erection problems is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 45,706 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 340 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)

Erection problems

Erection problems has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 31,417 Erection problems patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 45,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 340 people (0.74%) have Erection Problems.

Trend of Erection problems in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Erection problems * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erection problems26.17%22.43%9.35%17.76%19.63%3.74%0.93%

Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erection problems0.00%0.00%0.00%3.19%13.62%25.80%37.68%19.71%

Severity of Erection problems when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erection problems2.78%36.11%50.00%11.11%

How people recovered from Erection problems ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erection problems0.00%10.53%89.47%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (140 people, 41.18%)
  2. Anxiety (64 people, 18.82%)
  3. Pain (47 people, 13.82%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (31 people, 9.12%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (24 people, 7.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (51 people, 15.00%)
  2. Lyrica (44 people, 12.94%)
  3. Lisinopril (40 people, 11.76%)
  4. Valium (38 people, 11.18%)
  5. Zometa (36 people, 10.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • About five years ago I started noticing it was very hard to reach orgasm during intercourse. About three years ago I noticed a lack of interest in sex. About one year ago I noticed it was very hard for me to get and maintain an erection. I also started getting dry orgasms even during masturbation.

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  • Depression a bit better but not a lot. Memory lapses since taking cymbalta. Tried to very slowly stop (from 60mg every day to 60 one day and 30 one day, but dizziness and that "head in an vise " feeling got much more pronounced and I moved back to 60 every day. I would ilke to stop cymbalta but seems so difficult if not impossible due to side effects.

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