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Hypoglycemia And Duloxetine

Hypoglycemia And Duloxetine

I'm wondering how many others with diabetes are having increased episodes of hypoglycemia while on Duloxetine?

I've been on it for 30 days now and since day one I've had an increase in hypos to theat point I've cut my need for insulin in half or more (I was 1:5 ratio I'm now at 1:30 for my Humalog).

I'm hypo unaware so it's been a daily roller-coaster ride. My endocrinologist said to cut back on my insulin as necessary and that's it. He's not had anyone with this side effect from the drug… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have never been diagnosed with diabetes (except for my 1st pregnancy), But now that you mention it I have had weight loss surgery and am on Duloxetine for fibro and nerve damage in my foot. I have had hypoglycemia. makes me wonder!

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

@DebarMerrellMcKinnis not see that I know it can cause hypoglycemia for some but it's apparently a short term thing not the daily basis I've been experiencing but I've not found any studies for T1s and it just T2s.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have been on Duloxitine for about 3 years I am a pretty bad diabetic and I haven't noticed any difference in my blood sugar. I take Lantus insulin it works for 24 hours a dose. I read a report that duloxitine can cause some cause some hyoglycemic effects when combined with some other medications which I cannot remember because of stupid fibro fog

edited, originally posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am not diabetic, but I'm thinking my blood sugar gets a little low. I get a headache and have to eat a little something. I have taken duloxetine for several years. I just looked up the side effects, and I have about 15 (of many, many more)! Thanks for bringing this up! Take Care!

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I am retired nurse, I try to keep up with info on fibro meds I'm sorry that you have such problems with this drug. I also take Gabapentin and my my thyroid panel is borderline hypothyroidism, people sharing like we do on this site helps is all learn new info. Ty for sharing with me.

posted over 5 years ago
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