Review: could Cymbalta cause Palpitations?
Summary: Palpitations could be caused by Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Xanax, and have Depression.
We study 45,418 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 706 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations and more.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,967 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 310,875 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 45,578 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 707 people (1.55%) have Palpitations. They amount to 0.23% of all the 310,639 people who have Palpitations on eHealthMe.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Palpitations when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Palpitations when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Palpitations ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (239 people, 33.80%)
- Anxiety (99 people, 14.00%)
- Fibromyalgia (94 people, 13.30%)
- Pain (49 people, 6.93%)
- Sleep disorder (27 people, 3.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (118 people, 16.69%)
- Neurontin (90 people, 12.73%)
- Lyrica (83 people, 11.74%)
- Aspirin (80 people, 11.32%)
- Norvasc (79 people, 11.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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