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Review: could Cymbalta cause Restless leg (Restless Leg Syndrome)?
We study 45,625 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 321 have Restless leg. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless leg and more.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,215 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Restless leg (a powerful urge to move your legs) (latest reports from 67,414 patients) has been reported by people with restless leg syndrome, osteoporosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain.
On Nov, 1, 2014: 45,625 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 321 people (0.70%) have Restless Leg.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Restless leg * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless leg||22.67%||13.33%||9.33%||12.00%||32.00%||8.00%||2.67% |
Age of people who have Restless leg when taking Cymbalta * :
|Restless leg||0.00%||0.00%||0.78%||3.92%||14.51%||19.22%||30.20%||31.37% |
Severity of Restless leg when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless leg||0.00%||31.03%||48.28%||20.69% |
How people recovered from Restless leg ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless leg||0.00%||19.05%||80.95% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (107 people, 33.33%)
- Restless legs syndrome (50 people, 15.58%)
- Pain (50 people, 15.58%)
- Sleep disorder (40 people, 12.46%)
- Muscle spasms (36 people, 11.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (92 people, 28.66%)
- Ambien (81 people, 25.23%)
- Lexapro (75 people, 23.36%)
- Zometa (62 people, 19.31%)
- Prilosec (59 people, 18.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (8 months ago):
Have been on Gabapentin for years now. For the past 3-4 yrs, I have had a chronically elevated WBC without evidence of illness. WBCs run 10.5 to 13.0 consistently. Even when on antibiotics, has not dropped below 10.5. Am now wondering if this could be related to Gabapentin. The elevated WBCs have resulted in delay of care for back pain issues. At one time, I tried to get off of gabapentin - was titrating the dose(c my provider's permission). I noticed that the Restless Leg Syndrome that I had been experiencing had disappeared with the lower dose of Gabapentin. Unfortunately, the Meralgia Paresthetica synotoms increased & had to increase the Gabapentin back up. RLS came back with increased dose.
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