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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 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,490 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 Cymbalta 49,275 users)

Sleep issues

Sleep issues (sleep problems) has been reported by people with depression, insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain.(latest reports from Sleep issues 123,444 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 2,490 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 issues35.65%29.73%7.99%9.62%13.02%2.96%1.04%

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%8.07%11.41%24.21%30.68%24.21%

Severity of Sleep issues when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleep issues6.45%33.87%45.16%14.52%

How people recovered from Sleep issues ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleep issues3.12%15.62%81.25%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (990 people, 39.76%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (310 people, 12.45%)
  3. Anxiety (306 people, 12.29%)
  4. Pain (295 people, 11.85%)
  5. Sleep disorder (177 people, 7.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (341 people, 13.69%)
  2. Xanax (334 people, 13.41%)
  3. Lyrica (292 people, 11.73%)
  4. Neurontin (290 people, 11.65%)
  5. Lexapro (288 people, 11.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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