Cymbalta and Breast cancer metastatic - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Breast cancer metastatic is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Cymbalta and have Breast cancer metastatic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 135,967 people who have side effects when taking Cymbalta from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Feb, 07, 2023

135,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 64 people (0.05%) have Breast cancer metastatic.

What is Cymbalta?

Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 145,347 Cymbalta users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Breast cancer metastatic?

Breast cancer metastatic is found to be associated with 946 drugs and 461 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Cymbalta and Breast cancer metastatic reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Breast cancer metastatic?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Breast cancer metastatic *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Breast cancer metastatic when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 1.85 %
  • 50-59: 59.26 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Common drugs people take besides Cymbalta *:

  1. Zometa: 29 people, 45.31%
  2. Synthroid: 28 people, 43.75%
  3. Aredia: 23 people, 35.94%
  4. Coumadin: 23 people, 35.94%
  5. Vicodin: 19 people, 29.69%
  6. Femara: 18 people, 28.12%
  7. Avastin: 17 people, 26.56%
  8. Herceptin: 15 people, 23.44%
  9. Wellbutrin: 15 people, 23.44%
  10. Abraxane: 15 people, 23.44%

Common side effects people have besides Breast cancer metastatic *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 31 people, 48.44%
  2. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose): 30 people, 46.88%
  3. Pain: 30 people, 46.88%
  4. Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable): 28 people, 43.75%
  5. Joint Pain: 28 people, 43.75%
  6. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 27 people, 42.19%
  7. Diarrhea: 26 people, 40.62%
  8. Injury: 24 people, 37.50%
  9. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 24 people, 37.50%
  10. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 24 people, 37.50%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 12 people, 18.75%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 6 people, 9.38%
  3. Pain: 6 people, 9.38%
  4. Breast Cancer: 6 people, 9.38%
  5. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 5 people, 7.81%
  6. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 4 people, 6.25%
  7. Hypogammaglobulinaemia (an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection): 4 people, 6.25%
  8. Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell)): 4 people, 6.25%
  9. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 4 people, 6.25%
  10. Breast Cancer Stage Ii: 3 people, 4.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Cymbalta and have Breast cancer metastatic?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on duloxetine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Cymbalta) and Cymbalta (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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