Cymbalta Side Effects

The documented risks of these drugs are provided so the public can make informed, educated decisions.Cymbalta is a newer antidepressant drug. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns that antidepressants can cause suicidal thinking and behavior in children and young adults. Cymbalta is also known as Duloxetine, Xeristar, Yentreve.

Please note: No one should attempt to get off of psychiatric drugs without doctor’s supervision. To help find medical practitioners in your area, click here.

Cymbalta Drug Warnings:

There have been 13 drug regulatory agency warnings from three countries (United States, Australia, and United Kingdom) and the European Union. These include the following (note that some warnings cite more than one side effect, so the list below may not be equal to the total number of warnings):

8 warnings on Cymbalta causing suicidal thoughts/behavior
3 warnings on Cymbalta causing Serotonin syndrome
2 warnings on Cymbalta causing aggression/hostility
1 warning on Cymbalta causing birth defects
1 warning on Cymbalta causing death

Cymbalta Drug Studies:

There have been 2 studies from the United States on Cymbalta causing violence and sexual dysfunction.

Top Reactions for All Ages: There have been 16,623 adverse reactions reported to the US FDA in connection with Cymbalta.

The FDA estimates that less than 1% of all serious events are ever reported to it, so the actual number of side effects occurring are most certainly higher.

  • 1,831 cases of nausea
  • 1,471 cases of dizziness
  • 1,058 cases of feeling abnormal
  • 1,052 cases of headaches
  • 960 cases of insomnia
  • 906 cases of fatigue
  • 896 cases of drug withdrawal syndrome
  • 786 cases of paraesthesia (abnormal sensation such as burning, prickling, tingling, etc.)
  • 784 cases of depression
  • 738 cases of hepatic enzyme increased

Documented Side Effects of Cymbalta:
Source: Physicians Desk Reference, National Institutes of Health’s Medline Plus, and/or the drug label.

Abdominal pain
Blisters/peeling skin
Blurred vision
Difficulty breathing/swallowing

Irregular heartbeat
Loss of appetite
Sexual dysfunction
Swelling of the abdomen

Swelling of the face, hands, feet or lower legs
Uncontrollable shaking
Unusual bruising/ bleeding
Yellowing of the skin/eyes

Note: Side effects of psychiatric drugs can persist for months, if not years, after stopping them.
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This brochure is a simple guide that documents the dangerous and deadly side effects of the drugs prescribed to millions of men, women and children diagnosed with bogus mental disorders.