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

Summary: Restless legs 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 legs. Find out below who they are, when they have Restless legs 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 legs

Restless legs (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 legs patients)

On Jan, 8, 2015: 45,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 322 people (0.70%) have Restless Legs.

Trend of Restless legs in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Restless legs * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Restless legs22.37%13.16%9.21%11.84%32.89%7.89%2.63%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Restless legs0.00%0.00%0.78%3.91%14.45%19.14%30.47%31.25%

Severity of Restless legs when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Restless legs0.00%30.00%50.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Restless legs ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Restless legs0.00%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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