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Review: could Cymbalta cause Palpitations (Heart palpitations)?





Summary: Palpitations 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 Xanax, and have Depression.

We study 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 710 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Cymbalta and have Palpitations >>>

Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (view latest outcomes from 49,275 users)

Palpitations

Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.(latest reports from Palpitations 51,029 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 712 people (1.56%) have Palpitations.

Trend of Palpitations in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Palpitations * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Palpitations42.08%30.83%7.08%7.50%8.75%2.92%0.83%

Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Palpitations0.00%0.00%1.07%6.04%15.03%26.71%28.86%22.28%

Severity of Palpitations when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Palpitations10.00%66.67%20.00%3.33%

How people recovered from Palpitations ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Palpitations13.33%6.67%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (241 people, 33.85%)
  2. Anxiety (100 people, 14.04%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (94 people, 13.20%)
  4. Pain (49 people, 6.88%)
  5. Sleep disorder (27 people, 3.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Xanax (118 people, 16.57%)
  2. Neurontin (90 people, 12.64%)
  3. Lyrica (83 people, 11.66%)
  4. Aspirin (80 people, 11.24%)
  5. Norvasc (79 people, 11.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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