Review: could Cymbalta cause Pms?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 43,124 people who take Cymbalta. Among them, 9 have Pms. See who they are, when they have Pms and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 48,878 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, fibromyalgia. Commonly reported side effects of Cymbalta include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness aggravated.
Pms (latest reports from 8,732 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, weight abnormal, weight loss, acne, depression.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 43,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Pms. They amount to 0.10% of all the 8,722 people who have Pms.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Pms * :
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Age of people who have Pms when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Pms when taking Cymbalta ** :
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How people recovered from Pms ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 33.33%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (3 people, 33.33%)
- Rhinitis (1 people, 11.11%)
- Contraception (1 people, 11.11%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (1 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (3 people, 33.33%)
- Lamictal (3 people, 33.33%)
- Lorazepam (3 people, 33.33%)
- Zoloft (3 people, 33.33%)
- Yaz (3 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Began taking sleep aids 15+yrs ago.Can not nap or sleep without.Had the Mirena IUD inserted over 10yrs ago, shortly after it was approved.Began exp sever mood swings and depr. Was put on anti-depr. Began having chronic pain.Most sever in the neck,shoulders,arms and hips.Drs were unable to determine the cause.Several yrs later it was determined that I had PMR.I was only 40 at the time.I was put on a high dose of prednisone.I was on prednisone for about 5yrs.Even the slightest reduction in the dose brought back severe pain.I am now off prednisone.I continued to experience full body pain but not so much the severe stiffness. I experience severe perspiration. It was discovered that I had a VitD deficiency.Test around 7. I currently take supplement and test around 35.During all this time I was experiencing severe abdominal pains and began experiencing very severe, sharp "ice pick" type pain throughout my body.Pain occurred regardless of time of day, awoke me from sleep and occurred in random spots often within just a few seconds of the previous pain.I began experiencing bloating, golt, & constipation after getting the IUD. A few yrs ago I began experiencing severe twitching, mostly in my legs, day and night. Finally, the 3rd GYN I was referred to was able to remove the IUD, in December 2013. Since having the IUD removed I am no longer constipated, no longer have golt, and much of the ice-pick type pain I was experiencing is gone. I continue to have sharp abdominal pain, although it feels different. My menstrual cycle has not returned. I am currently taking Ambien 5MG or 6.25 slow release nightly, Cymbalta/DuloxetineHCL60mg, Adderall 20mg 1 or 2x/day, Meloxicam, 15mg, Vitamin D2 (1.25 MG 50k unit) 2XperWk and Fenofibric. I suspect silicone toxicity from the IUD has brought on or exasperated my conditions over the past 10 years. Please help me to understand and recover.
From this study (6 days ago):
Am taking Prilosec - due to an endoscopy that my GI doctor did. Indicated raw, irritated stomach lining. I do have Celiacs / which is very well controlled and GI said looked "non-existent". ENT also indicated throat is raw and irritated and swollen due to acid reflux. Could this be caused by Cymbalta? It is the only drug I'm taking.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Nausea during the day (morning and/or afternoon)for the last two years. INcreasingly in the past year.
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