Review: could Cymbalta cause Joint swelling?
Summary: Joint swelling is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression.
We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 341 have Joint swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint swelling and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,355 Cymbalta users)
Joint swelling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 23,910 Joint swelling patients)
On Feb, 3, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 341 people (0.75%) have Joint Swelling.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Joint swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Joint swelling||30.77%||38.46%||0.00%||15.38%||11.54%||3.85%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Joint swelling when taking Cymbalta * :
|Joint swelling||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.95%||12.66%||19.30%||34.49%||32.59% |
Severity of Joint swelling when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Joint swelling||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Joint swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Joint swelling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (120 people, 35.19%)
- Fibromyalgia (73 people, 21.41%)
- Pain (66 people, 19.35%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (55 people, 16.13%)
- Anxiety (43 people, 12.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (112 people, 32.84%)
- Aspirin (71 people, 20.82%)
- Lexapro (65 people, 19.06%)
- Humira (63 people, 18.48%)
- Percocet (60 people, 17.60%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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