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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 45,655 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 (latest outcomes from 49,259 users) has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.
Weight loss (latest reports from 98,584 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety.
On Nov, 1, 2014: 45,625 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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Now found out I have incompetent vein in leg which may be part of the problem had cystocopy and found cysts in kidney, then developed hypertension but no one will diagnose the pain. Now decided it is the same as diabetic neuropathy but as gp and consultant point out I am a long way from being diabetic with perfect blood glucose so thinks it's just guessing and hope
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