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Review: could Cymbalta cause Sexual dysfunction (Erection problems)?





Summary: Sexual dysfunction is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 339 have Sexual dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sexual dysfunction and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Cymbalta and have Sexual dysfunction >>>

Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 49,275 users)

Sexual dysfunction

Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.(latest reports from Sexual Dysfunction 30,046 patients)

On Dec, 8, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 339 people (0.74%) have Sexual Dysfunction.

Trend of Sexual dysfunction in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Sexual dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sexual dysfunction26.42%22.64%9.43%17.92%18.87%3.77%0.94%

Age of people who have Sexual dysfunction when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sexual dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%3.20%13.66%25.87%37.79%19.48%

Severity of Sexual dysfunction when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sexual dysfunction2.86%37.14%48.57%11.43%

How people recovered from Sexual dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sexual dysfunction0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (139 people, 41.00%)
  2. Anxiety (64 people, 18.88%)
  3. Pain (47 people, 13.86%)
  4. Bipolar disorder (31 people, 9.14%)
  5. Fibromyalgia (24 people, 7.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (51 people, 15.04%)
  2. Lyrica (44 people, 12.98%)
  3. Lisinopril (40 people, 11.80%)
  4. Valium (38 people, 11.21%)
  5. Zometa (36 people, 10.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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