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Review: could Cymbalta cause Sleep issues (Insomnia)?

Summary: Sleep issues 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 Ambien, and have Depression.

We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,503 have Sleep issues. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleep issues and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,362 Cymbalta users)

Sleep issues

Sleep issues (sleep problems) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 131,447 Sleep issues patients)

On Feb, 7, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 2,492 people (5.45%) have Sleep Issues.

Trend of Sleep issues in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Sleep issues * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleep issues35.55%29.94%7.96%9.59%12.98%2.95%1.03%

Age of people who have Sleep issues when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep issues0.04%0.04%1.34%8.06%11.44%24.23%30.66%24.19%

Severity of Sleep issues when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep issues6.25%34.38%45.31%14.06%

How people recovered from Sleep issues ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep issues2.94%17.65%79.41%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (990 people, 39.73%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (310 people, 12.44%)
  3. Anxiety (306 people, 12.28%)
  4. Pain (295 people, 11.84%)
  5. Sleep disorder (178 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (342 people, 13.72%)
  2. Xanax (334 people, 13.40%)
  3. Lyrica (293 people, 11.76%)
  4. Neurontin (290 people, 11.64%)
  5. Lexapro (288 people, 11.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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