Cymbalta and Restless leg syndrome - from FDA reports


Summary

Restless leg syndrome 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 Neurontin, and have Depression . We study 84,701 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA. Among them, 488 have Restless leg syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg syndrome and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 92,210 users)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless leg syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 25,236 Restless leg syndrome patients).

On Feb, 21, 2017

84,701 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 488 people (0.58%) have Restless Leg Syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Restless leg syndrome?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Restless Leg Syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 35.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.47 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 79.34 %
  • male: 20.66 %

Age of people who have Restless Leg Syndrome when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.55 %
  • 20-29: 3.73 %
  • 30-39: 12.11 %
  • 40-49: 18.01 %
  • 50-59: 29.81 %
  • 60+: 34.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (141 people, 28.89%)
  • Pain (75 people, 15.37%)
  • Muscle Spasms (41 people, 8.40%)
  • Sleep Disorder (40 people, 8.20%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (38 people, 7.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (96 people, 19.67%)
  • Ambien (89 people, 18.24%)
  • Lexapro (80 people, 16.39%)
  • Prilosec (68 people, 13.93%)
  • Zometa (67 people, 13.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Insomnia (152 people, 31.15%)
  • Pain (138 people, 28.28%)
  • Fatigue (133 people, 27.25%)
  • Nausea (129 people, 26.43%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (122 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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