Review: could Cymbalta cause Leg Swelling?


Leg swelling is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Depression . We study 56,230 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Leg swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Leg swelling and more.

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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 58,912 users)

Leg Swelling

Leg swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rashes, weakness, diarrhea, heart palpitations (latest reports from 1,131 Leg swelling patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 28 people (0.05%) have Leg Swelling

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Leg swelling?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Leg Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.93 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.81 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Leg Swelling when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Leg Swelling when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 17.86 %
  • 50-59: 28.57 %
  • 60+: 17.86 %

Severity if Leg Swelling when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 7.69 %
  • moderate: 38.46 %
  • severe: 42.31 %
  • most severe: 11.54 %

How people recovered from Leg Swelling **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (18 people)
  • Chronic Depression (9 people)
  • Anxiety Disorder (8 people)
  • Pain (7 people)
  • Gerd (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (7 people)
  • Neurontin (5 people)
  • Lipitor (5 people)
  • Gabapentin (5 people)
  • Baclofen (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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