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Review: could Cymbalta cause Sleepiness (Drowsiness)?

Summary: Sleepiness 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 45,655 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,856 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta (latest outcomes from 49,259 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Trend of cymbalta reports

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) (latest reports from 68,687 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Sleepiness reports

On Nov, 27, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,856 people (4.07%) have Sleepiness.

Trend of Sleepiness in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Sleepiness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sleepiness50.70%23.75%6.39%8.98%6.99%2.99%0.20%

Age of people who have Sleepiness when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleepiness0.17%0.28%1.90%4.30%10.55%23.27%26.12%33.43%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness3.12%45.31%40.62%10.94%

How people recovered from Sleepiness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Sleepiness0.00%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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