Cymbalta Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Low Energy
  • Nausea

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Fainting

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Sleep Disorder
  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Agitation
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Blurred Vision
  • Chills
  • Cough
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Orgasm Problems
  • Problems With Ejaculation
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • The Inability To Have An Erection
  • Urination During The Night
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Yawning

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Broken Bone
  • A Condition With Low Thyroid Hormone Levels
  • A Disorder With Excess Antidiuretic Hormone Called Syndrome Of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone
  • A Feeling Of Restlessness With Inability To Sit Still
  • A Feeling Of Throat Tightness
  • A Form Of Mania That Has A Lower Severity Of Symptoms
  • A Heart Attack
  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A High Prolactin Level
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Stomach Ulcer
  • A Type Of Abnormal Movement Disorder Called Dyskinesia
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Accidental Falls
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Increased Risk Of Bleeding
  • Bleeding
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Extrapyramidal Disease, A Type Of Movement Disorder
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • Hallucinations
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Inflammation Of Blood Vessels In The Skin
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Liver Damage
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Manic Behavior
  • Myoclonus, Quick And Involuntary Muscle Jerks
  • Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma, A Type Of Eye Disorder
  • Seizures
  • Serotonin Syndrome, A Type Of Disorder With High Serotonin Levels
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Feeling Of Needing To Urinate Immediately
  • A Sensation Of Feeling Cold
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Sore Throat
  • A Type Of Speech Disorder Called Dysarthria
  • Abnormal Manner Of Walking
  • Aggressive Behavior
  • An Earache
  • An Inability To Completely Empty The Bladder
  • Bad Breath
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Bruising
  • Bruising Under The Skin
  • Burping
  • Confusion
  • Contact Dermatitis, A Type Of Skin Rash That Occurs From Contact With An Offending Substance
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Dilated Pupils
  • Dry Eye
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Thirst
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Grinding Of The Teeth
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • Hematoma, A Collection Of Blood Outside Of The Blood Vessels
  • High Blood Sugar
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hives
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Indifferent Behavior
  • Irritability
  • Lockjaw
  • Mood Changes
  • Night Sweats
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Orthostatic Hypotension, A Form Of Low Blood Pressure
  • Pain In The Muscles Or Bones
  • Pain In The Testicles
  • Restless Leg Syndrome, An Extreme Discomfort In The Calf Muscles When Sitting Or Lying Down
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Redness
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth
  • Taste Impairment
  • Twitching

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