Review: could Cymbalta cause Headache?
Summary: Headache is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression.
We study 45,770 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,850 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,376 Cymbalta users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 13, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 2,852 people (6.23%) have Headache.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Headache when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (998 people, 34.99%)
- Fibromyalgia (358 people, 12.55%)
- Pain (315 people, 11.04%)
- Anxiety (271 people, 9.50%)
- Multiple sclerosis (177 people, 6.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (354 people, 12.41%)
- Neurontin (322 people, 11.29%)
- Xanax (307 people, 10.76%)
- Nexium (297 people, 10.41%)
- Aspirin (267 people, 9.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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