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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 45,751 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 has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,355 Cymbalta users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with depression, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 69,895 Sleepiness patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 45,751 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,857 people (4.06%) 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
Sleepiness50.60%23.71%6.37%9.16%6.97%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%4.29%10.54%23.31%26.10%33.41%

Severity of Sleepiness when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sleepiness3.08%46.15%40.00%10.77%

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 (656 people, 35.33%)
  2. Pain (312 people, 16.80%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (195 people, 10.50%)
  4. Anxiety (165 people, 8.89%)
  5. Hypertension (119 people, 6.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (296 people, 15.94%)
  2. Klonopin (224 people, 12.06%)
  3. Aspirin (215 people, 11.58%)
  4. Synthroid (182 people, 9.80%)
  5. Seroquel (173 people, 9.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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