A study for a 46 year old woman who takes Cymbalta - from FDA reports


13,167 females aged 46 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 46 year old female patient who has Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On Jun, 13, 2018

13,167 females aged 46 (±5) who take Cymbalta are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cymbalta for a 46-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 46
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Hypersomnia(excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)): 483 (3.67% of females aged 46 (±5) who take the drug)
  • Dizziness: 1,042 (7.91% of females aged 46 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Pain
1 - 6 months:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. High blood pressure
6 - 12 months:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  3. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Feeling abnormal
2 - 5 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  4. Suicidal ideation
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
10+ years:
  1. Back pain
  2. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pain
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Dizziness
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain : 1,538 people, 11.68%
  2. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1,021 people, 7.75%
  3. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 811 people, 6.16%
  4. High Blood Pressure : 668 people, 5.07%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 497 people, 3.77%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lyrica (1,484 people, 11.27%)
  2. Xanax (877 people, 6.66%)
  3. Humira (842 people, 6.39%)
  4. Synthroid (769 people, 5.84%)
  5. Neurontin (717 people, 5.45%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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