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Review: could Cymbalta cause Sleep (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleep is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression.

We study 45,706 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,856 have Sleep. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep 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)

Sleep

Sleep has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,852 Sleep patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 45,678 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,856 people (4.06%) have Sleep.

Trend of Sleep in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Sleep * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep50.70%23.75%6.39%8.98%6.99%2.99%0.20%

Age of people who have Sleep when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep0.17%0.28%1.90%4.30%10.55%23.27%26.12%33.43%

Severity of Sleep when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep3.12%45.31%40.62%10.94%

How people recovered from Sleep ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (655 people, 35.29%)
  2. Pain (312 people, 16.81%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (195 people, 10.51%)
  4. Anxiety (165 people, 8.89%)
  5. Hypertension (118 people, 6.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (296 people, 15.95%)
  2. Klonopin (224 people, 12.07%)
  3. Aspirin (215 people, 11.58%)
  4. Synthroid (182 people, 9.81%)
  5. Seroquel (173 people, 9.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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