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 45,706 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 has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,319 Cymbalta users)
Sleep - too much
Sleep - too much has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 39,945 Sleep - too much patients)
On Jan, 28, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 410 people (0.90%) have Sleep - Too Much.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Sleep - too much * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sleep - too much||39.29%||23.57%||10.00%||10.00%||15.00%||0.71%||1.43% |
Age of people who have Sleep - too much when taking Cymbalta * :
|Sleep - too much||0.00%||0.00%||5.08%||3.05%||10.41%||26.14%||32.23%||23.10% |
Severity of Sleep - too much when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sleep - too much||0.00%||50.00%||30.00%||20.00% |
How people recovered from Sleep - too much ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sleep - too much||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (158 people, 38.54%)
- Anxiety (86 people, 20.98%)
- Pain (58 people, 14.15%)
- Fibromyalgia (51 people, 12.44%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (39 people, 9.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (72 people, 17.56%)
- Xanax (68 people, 16.59%)
- Ambien (54 people, 13.17%)
- Wellbutrin (52 people, 12.68%)
- Chantix (51 people, 12.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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