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Review: could Cymbalta cause Restless leg (Restless Leg Syndrome)?

Summary: Restless leg is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 45,706 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 322 have Restless leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)

Restless leg

Restless leg (a powerful urge to move your legs) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 17,455 Restless leg patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 322 people (0.70%) have Restless Leg.

Trend of Restless leg in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Restless leg * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless leg22.37%13.16%9.21%11.84%32.89%7.89%2.63%

Age of people who have Restless leg when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless leg0.00%0.00%0.78%3.91%14.45%19.14%30.47%31.25%

Severity of Restless leg when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless leg0.00%30.00%50.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Restless leg ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless leg0.00%22.73%77.27%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (107 people, 33.23%)
  2. Pain (50 people, 15.53%)
  3. Restless legs syndrome (50 people, 15.53%)
  4. Sleep disorder (40 people, 12.42%)
  5. Muscle spasms (36 people, 11.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (92 people, 28.57%)
  2. Ambien (81 people, 25.16%)
  3. Lexapro (75 people, 23.29%)
  4. Zometa (62 people, 19.25%)
  5. Prilosec (59 people, 18.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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