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Review: could Cymbalta cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?

Summary: Rapid heart beat 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 Nexium, and have Depression.

We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 508 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 49,362 Cymbalta users)

Rapid heart beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,671 Rapid heart beat patients)

On Feb, 26, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 508 people (1.11%) have Rapid Heart Beat.

Trend of Rapid heart beat in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Rapid heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rapid heart beat45.10%32.68%7.19%5.88%6.54%0.00%2.61%

Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rapid heart beat0.19%0.00%1.31%5.43%12.55%22.28%31.65%26.59%

Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rapid heart beat6.67%60.00%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rapid heart beat16.67%16.67%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (168 people, 33.07%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (72 people, 14.17%)
  3. Pain (55 people, 10.83%)
  4. Anxiety (30 people, 5.91%)
  5. Neuropathy peripheral (24 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (66 people, 12.99%)
  2. Xanax (65 people, 12.80%)
  3. Neurontin (59 people, 11.61%)
  4. Aspirin (56 people, 11.02%)
  5. Ambien (53 people, 10.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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