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Review: could Cymbalta cause Sleep - too much (Sleep Disorder)?





Summary: Sleep - too much is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression.

We study 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 410 have Sleep - too much. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep - too much and more.

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Cymbalta

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

Sleep - too much

Sleep - too much has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep - too much 37,064 patients)

On Nov, 27, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 410 people (0.90%) have Sleep - Too Much.

Trend of Sleep - too much in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Sleep - too much * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep - too much39.29%23.57%10.00%10.00%15.00%0.71%1.43%

Age of people who have Sleep - too much when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep - too much0.00%0.00%5.08%3.05%10.41%26.14%32.23%23.10%

Severity of Sleep - too much when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep - too much0.00%50.00%30.00%20.00%

How people recovered from Sleep - too much ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep - too much0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (158 people, 38.54%)
  2. Anxiety (86 people, 20.98%)
  3. Pain (58 people, 14.15%)
  4. Fibromyalgia (51 people, 12.44%)
  5. Smoking cessation therapy (39 people, 9.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (72 people, 17.56%)
  2. Xanax (68 people, 16.59%)
  3. Ambien (54 people, 13.17%)
  4. Wellbutrin (52 people, 12.68%)
  5. Chantix (51 people, 12.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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