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 45,786 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 has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,390 Cymbalta users)
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 17,510 Restless legs patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 45,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 322 people (0.70%) have Restless Legs.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Restless legs * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Restless legs||22.37%||13.16%||9.21%||11.84%||32.89%||7.89%||2.63% |
Age of people who have Restless legs when taking Cymbalta * :
|Restless legs||0.00%||0.00%||0.78%||3.91%||14.45%||19.14%||30.47%||31.25% |
Severity of Restless legs when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Restless legs||0.00%||30.00%||50.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Restless legs ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Restless legs||0.00%||22.73%||77.27% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (107 people, 33.23%)
- Pain (50 people, 15.53%)
- Restless legs syndrome (50 people, 15.53%)
- Sleep disorder (40 people, 12.42%)
- Muscle spasms (36 people, 11.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (92 people, 28.57%)
- Ambien (81 people, 25.16%)
- Lexapro (75 people, 23.29%)
- Zometa (62 people, 19.25%)
- Prilosec (59 people, 18.32%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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