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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 45,678 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,392 have Vertigo. Find out below who they are, when they have Vertigo and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Cymbalta and have Vertigo >>>

Cymbalta

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 49,275 users)

Vertigo

Vertigo has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Vertigo 162,939 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 45,655 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 3,392 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
Vertigo34.40%29.95%11.47%11.54%9.44%2.42%0.78%

Age of people who have Vertigo when taking Cymbalta * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vertigo0.00%0.03%1.07%5.97%14.83%22.90%26.23%28.98%

Severity of Vertigo when taking Cymbalta ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vertigo8.33%54.63%32.41%4.63%

How people recovered from Vertigo ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vertigo4.88%4.88%90.24%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (1,311 people, 38.65%)
  2. Fibromyalgia (506 people, 14.92%)
  3. Pain (438 people, 12.91%)
  4. Anxiety (353 people, 10.41%)
  5. Back pain (158 people, 4.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lyrica (512 people, 15.09%)
  2. Neurontin (403 people, 11.88%)
  3. Aspirin (363 people, 10.70%)
  4. Nexium (360 people, 10.61%)
  5. Ambien (358 people, 10.55%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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