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Review: could Cymbalta cause Vertigo (Dizziness)?

Summary: Vertigo 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, 3,395 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

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Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,362 Cymbalta users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 164,812 Vertigo patients)

On Feb, 11, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 3,396 people (7.43%) have Vertigo.

Trend of Vertigo in Cymbalta reports

Time on Cymbalta when people have Vertigo * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vertigo34.29%29.94%11.43%11.59%9.49%2.49%0.78%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.03%1.06%5.99%14.81%22.93%26.23%28.95%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo8.93%54.46%32.14%4.46%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo4.55%4.55%90.91%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,313 people, 38.66%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (508 people, 14.96%)
  3. Pain (438 people, 12.90%)
  4. Anxiety (353 people, 10.39%)
  5. Back pain (158 people, 4.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (512 people, 15.08%)
  2. Neurontin (403 people, 11.87%)
  3. Aspirin (363 people, 10.69%)
  4. Nexium (360 people, 10.60%)
  5. Ambien (358 people, 10.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I started off by taking Vyvanse 30 mg once daily and it worked great for the first month or so. I felt after some time that my dose could of needed some adjustment so my docotor increased my dose to 50 mg daily. This dose I felt was the dose that initially gave me most benefit from. After about another month or so I started to once again become more and more fatigued during the days and it became harder and harder to concentrate. My dose was just last week changed to take Vyvanse 40 mg once in the mornings (7:30 am) and around 3 pm take a second dose of 20 mg. Since I have started this new regimen, I haven't noticied any improvement and I feel that my fatigue is only getting worse. I now have daily headaches and waves of nausea and dizziness. And also the tips of my fingers and toes feel always constantly cold.

    Any suggestions???

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • recently had dizzy spells which can be incompacitating. Forgetfulness. Hot flashes come and go day and night. Feel crummy.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Vertigo goes from severe and me throwing up to not as bad , but still there when I lay down and get up or roll over.

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