Review: Sudden memory loss in Cymbalta
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 11, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Sudden memory loss (Memory loss) by studying 42,827 people who take Cymbalta. We analyze: the time on Cymbalta when people have Sudden memory loss, age of these people, the severity of Sudden memory loss, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Cymbalta. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cymbalta (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, fibromyalgia. Commonly reported side effects of Cymbalta include nausea aggravated, nausea, dizziness, fatigue, dizziness aggravated.
Sudden memory loss
Sudden memory loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 42,827 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 1,475 people (3.44%) 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||32.16%||24.18%||8.45%||13.15%||14.79%||5.16%||2.11% |
Age of people who have Sudden memory loss when taking Cymbalta * :
|Sudden memory loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.79%||4.96%||12.65%||25.52%||30.91%||25.16% |
Severity of Sudden memory loss when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sudden memory loss||7.79%||48.05%||37.66%||6.49% |
How people recovered from Sudden memory loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sudden memory loss||5.26%||0.00%||94.74% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (622 people, 42.17%)
- Pain (242 people, 16.41%)
- Fibromyalgia (212 people, 14.37%)
- Anxiety (182 people, 12.34%)
- Sleep disorder (122 people, 8.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (232 people, 15.73%)
- Lyrica (227 people, 15.39%)
- Aspirin (192 people, 13.02%)
- Nexium (184 people, 12.47%)
- Neurontin (182 people, 12.34%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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