Review: could Cymbalta cause Weight loss?
Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Depression.
We study 45,751 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 288 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 49,362 Cymbalta users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,287 Weight loss patients)
On Feb, 5, 2015: 45,706 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta. Among them, 288 people (0.63%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Cymbalta when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||36.36%||4.55%||18.18%||22.73%||9.09%||9.09% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Cymbalta * :
|Weight loss||0.40%||0.00%||1.19%||4.76%||19.44%||29.76%||32.94%||11.51% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Cymbalta ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight loss||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight loss||20.00%||0.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (137 people, 47.57%)
- Bipolar disorder (47 people, 16.32%)
- Pain (44 people, 15.28%)
- Anxiety (42 people, 14.58%)
- Insomnia (38 people, 13.19%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (156 people, 54.17%)
- Lexapro (87 people, 30.21%)
- Ambien (80 people, 27.78%)
- Risperdal (69 people, 23.96%)
- Zometa (69 people, 23.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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doc moc on Apr, 25, 2013:
BREAK down FOOL!
Rhs on Oct, 13, 2012:
Get your medical records
and consult w/your doctor
trust1983 on Dec, 3, 2012:
Is it true in the states that a psych doc can up and just leave and refuse to treat you because you tried to kill yourself, especially if you didn't have a contact for life with you r doc?
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