Review: could Cymbalta cause Sudden memory loss (Memory loss)?
Summary: Sudden memory loss 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 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,566 have Sudden memory loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden memory loss and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 49,275 users)
Sudden memory loss
Sudden Memory Loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Sudden Memory Loss 62,112 patients)
On Nov, 27, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,566 people (3.43%) have Sudden Memory Loss.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Sudden memory loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sudden memory loss||31.28%||23.13%||8.15%||13.22%||15.64%||5.95%||2.64% |
Age of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Cymbalta * :
|Sudden memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.74%||4.66%||12.28%||26.11%||30.09%||26.11% |
Severity of Sudden memory loss when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sudden memory loss||7.53%||45.16%||39.78%||7.53% |
How people recovered from Sudden memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sudden memory loss||5.88%||0.00%||94.12% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (647 people, 41.32%)
- Pain (256 people, 16.35%)
- Fibromyalgia (223 people, 14.24%)
- Anxiety (188 people, 12.01%)
- Sleep disorder (133 people, 8.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lyrica (236 people, 15.07%)
- Ambien (235 people, 15.01%)
- Aspirin (197 people, 12.58%)
- Nexium (191 people, 12.20%)
- Neurontin (186 people, 11.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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