Review: could Cymbalta cause Night sweats?
Summary: Night sweats 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 Zometa, and have Depression.
We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 329 have Night sweats. Find out below who they are, when they have Night sweats and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,362 Cymbalta users)
Night sweats (sweating in night) has been reported by people with depression, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 10,663 Night sweats patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 329 people (0.72%) have Night Sweats.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Night sweats * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Night sweats||32.35%||29.41%||12.50%||9.56%||10.29%||2.94%||2.94% |
Age of people who have Night sweats when taking Cymbalta * :
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||1.17%||4.39%||19.59%||28.36%||30.41%||16.08% |
Severity of Night sweats when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Night sweats||4.55%||18.18%||59.09%||18.18% |
How people recovered from Night sweats ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Night sweats||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (115 people, 34.95%)
- Anxiety (58 people, 17.63%)
- Pain (40 people, 12.16%)
- Hypertension (36 people, 10.94%)
- Fibromyalgia (32 people, 9.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (71 people, 21.58%)
- Lexapro (68 people, 20.67%)
- Lorazepam (60 people, 18.24%)
- Lyrica (60 people, 18.24%)
- Prevacid (55 people, 16.72%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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