Review: could Cymbalta cause Rapid Heart Beat?


Summary

Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 53,899 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 575 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 56,552 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, heart rate increased, hypotension, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 42,762 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

53,899 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 575 people (1.07%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.97 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 2.56 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 79.58 %
  • male: 20.42 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.48 %
  • 20-29: 6.75 %
  • 30-39: 12.87 %
  • 40-49: 22.15 %
  • 50-59: 27.85 %
  • 60+: 28.69 %

Severity if Rapid Heart Beat when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 6.25 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 31.25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rapid Heart Beat **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 16.67 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (156 people)
  • Pain (61 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (61 people)
  • Anxiety (39 people)
  • Hypertension (25 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (64 people)
  • Nexium (55 people)
  • Neurontin (52 people)
  • Ambien (45 people)
  • Aspirin (42 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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