Review: could Cymbalta cause Erection problems?
We study 45,529 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 338 have Erection problems. Find out below who they are, when they have Erection problems and more.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,102 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Erection problems (latest reports from 129,190 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 20, 2014: 45,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 337 people (0.74%) have Erection Problems. They amount to 0.26% of all the 131,526 people who have Erection Problems on eHealthMe.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Erection problems * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erection problems||26.92%||23.08%||9.62%||18.27%||18.27%||2.88%||0.96% |
Age of people who have Erection problems when taking Cymbalta * :
|Erection problems||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.22%||13.74%||25.73%||38.01%||19.30% |
Severity of Erection problems when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erection problems||3.03%||36.36%||48.48%||12.12% |
How people recovered from Erection problems ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erection problems||0.00%||12.50%||87.50% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (139 people, 41.25%)
- Anxiety (63 people, 18.69%)
- Pain (47 people, 13.95%)
- Bipolar disorder (31 people, 9.20%)
- Fibromyalgia (24 people, 7.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (51 people, 15.13%)
- Lyrica (43 people, 12.76%)
- Lisinopril (40 people, 11.87%)
- Valium (38 people, 11.28%)
- Zometa (36 people, 10.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
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.
From this study (3 months ago):
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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