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Does cynbalta cause chest pains?

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Anonymous 27 Dec 2012

Hello mamella, & the answer to your question is yes, it can cause heart problems as side effects. Here is the list:
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects while taking Cymbalta:

nausea, pain in your upper stomach, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);


feeling like you might pass out;


agitation, hallucinations, fever, fast heart rate, overactive reflexes;


very stiff (rigid) muscles, high fever, sweating, confusion, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors;


easy bruising, unusual bleeding;


painful or difficult urination;


headache, trouble concentrating, memory problems, weakness, feeling unsteady, loss of coordination, fainting, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops; or


severe skin reaction:- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Less serious Cymbalta side effects may include:

dry mouth;


drowsiness;


tired feeling;


mild nausea or loss of appetite; or


constipation.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please call your doctor today & report this immediately. If you are having chest pain & not what is listed above, call an ambulance just incase you could be having a heart attack. Better safe than sorry...

Anonymous 27 Dec 2012

Just to add, this may or may not be related to cymbalta, but don't take any chances with your heart. It's not worth risking it... Mary

cupcake7667 27 Dec 2012

I had a horrible reaction. I experienced tachycardia among every other awful symptom within 5 days which led me to the ER and I was taken off. I agree with Mary!!!

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