Cymbalta Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

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If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • drowsiness
  • dizziness
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low energy
  • excessive sweating
  • nausea
  • diarrhea
  • INFREQUENT side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • fainting
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • altered interest in having sexual intercourse
  • problems with ejaculation
  • agitation
  • blurred vision
  • throat irritation
  • indigestion
  • the inability to have an erection
  • itching
  • muscle spasm
  • sensation of spinning or whirling
  • a sleep disorder
  • chills
  • muscle tremors
  • temporary redness of face and neck
  • decreased appetite
  • weight gain
  • weight loss
  • headache
  • yawning
  • cough
  • gas
  • urination during the night
  • low energy and weakness
  • generalized weakness
  • orgasm problems
  • abnormal dreams
  • anxious feelings
  • RARE side effects

    If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

  • a condition with low thyroid hormone levels
  • a high prolactin level
  • a disorder with excess antidiuretic hormone called syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
  • low amount of sodium in the blood
  • an increased risk of bleeding
  • manic behavior
  • a form of mania that has a lower severity of symptoms
  • suicidal behavior
  • suicidal thoughts
  • myoclonus, quick and involuntary muscle jerks
  • extrapyramidal disease, a type of movement disorder
  • serotonin syndrome, a type of disorder with high serotonin levels
  • high blood pressure
  • extremely high blood pressure
  • a heart attack
  • supraventricular tachycardia
  • inflammation of blood vessels in the skin
  • bleeding
  • a feeling of throat tightness
  • a stomach ulcer
  • a type of stomach irritation called gastritis
  • inflammation of the large intestine
  • liver damage
  • liver failure
  • inflammation of the liver called hepatitis
  • a blockage of the bile duct that resulting in high bilirubin levels
  • acute inflammation of the pancreas
  • bleeding of the stomach or intestines
  • erythema multiforme, a type of allergic skin reaction
  • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
  • hallucinations
  • seizures
  • a feeling of restlessness with inability to sit still
  • a type of abnormal movement disorder called dyskinesia
  • high amount of bilirubin in the blood
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • a broken bone
  • a significant type of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis
  • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
  • secondary angle-closure glaucoma, a type of eye disorder
  • accidental falls
  • takotsubo cardiomyopathy
  • a high alanine transaminase level
  • a high aspartate transaminase level
  • If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

  • high cholesterol
  • confusion
  • grinding of the teeth
  • aggressive behavior
  • dry eye
  • dilated pupils
  • ringing in the ears
  • an earache
  • orthostatic hypotension, a form of low blood pressure
  • a sore throat
  • stomatitis, a condition with painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
  • breastmilk production not associated with childbirth or nursing
  • bleeding not related to menstrual period
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to the sun
  • contact dermatitis, a type of skin rash that occurs from contact with an offending substance
  • hives
  • lockjaw
  • muscle twitching
  • taste impairment
  • abnormal manner of walking
  • numbness
  • excessive thirst
  • a type of speech disorder called dysarthria
  • nosebleed
  • bad breath
  • heart throbbing or pounding
  • burping
  • difficult or painful urination
  • excess urination
  • high blood sugar
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin
  • hematoma, a collection of blood outside of the blood vessels
  • a feeling of general discomfort called malaise
  • irritability
  • restless legs syndrome, an extreme discomfort in the calf muscles when sitting or lying down
  • a sensation of feeling cold
  • indifferent behavior
  • pain in the testicles
  • night sweats
  • a delay when starting to urinate
  • pain in the muscles or bones
  • fast heartbeat
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