Review: could Cymbalta cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
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, 1,534 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash 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.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 952,041 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 43,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,400 people (3.26%) have Rash.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Rash * :
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Age of people who have Rash when taking Cymbalta * :
Severity of Rash when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (561 people, 40.07%)
- Pain (255 people, 18.21%)
- Anxiety (164 people, 11.71%)
- Hypertension (117 people, 8.36%)
- Bipolar disorder (116 people, 8.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (291 people, 20.79%)
- Lexapro (282 people, 20.14%)
- Ambien (261 people, 18.64%)
- Nexium (261 people, 18.64%)
- Aspirin (251 people, 17.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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C ruby (12 months ago):
39 started cymbalta end of feb now April. Noticed rash 3 days ago. Began on tops of hands next day spread to just below elbows, next day spread to right side of neck, next day other side of neck and top of lower portion of feet. Went to dr seems to think its the sun and a med mix. Have me Claritin and 2.5% hydrocortisone cream and stay out of sun mention to Rheum. I am SS A&B high pos have hashimotos fibro and ra.
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