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 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 712 have Palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Palpitations 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)
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 52,200 Palpitations patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 712 people (1.56%) have Palpitations.
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 (241 people, 33.85%)
- Anxiety (100 people, 14.04%)
- Fibromyalgia (94 people, 13.20%)
- Pain (49 people, 6.88%)
- Sleep disorder (27 people, 3.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Xanax (118 people, 16.57%)
- Neurontin (90 people, 12.64%)
- Lyrica (83 people, 11.66%)
- Aspirin (80 people, 11.24%)
- Norvasc (79 people, 11.10%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Aurora on Aug, 24, 2014:
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