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Review: could Cymbalta cause Petechiae (Bleeding into the skin)?





Summary: Petechiae 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 Plavix, and have Depression.

We study 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Petechiae. Find out below who they are, when they have Petechiae and more.

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

Cymbalta

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

Petechiae

Petechiae (a small red or purple spot caused by bleeding into the skin) has been reported by people with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, multiple myeloma.(latest reports from Petechiae 6,461 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 51 people (0.11%) have Petechiae.

Trend of Petechiae in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Petechiae * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Petechiae56.25%12.50%0.00%12.50%12.50%0.00%6.25%

Age of people who have Petechiae when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Petechiae0.00%0.00%0.00%2.33%2.33%32.56%37.21%25.58%

Severity of Petechiae when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Petechiae0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Petechiae ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Petechiae0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (31 people, 60.78%)
  2. Thromboangiitis obliterans (8 people, 15.69%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (7 people, 13.73%)
  4. Insomnia (5 people, 9.80%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 7.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Plavix (19 people, 37.25%)
  2. Coumadin (16 people, 31.37%)
  3. Aspirin (14 people, 27.45%)
  4. Simvastatin (13 people, 25.49%)
  5. Lyrica (12 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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