I have Fibromyalgia. I was taking Paxil 40 and Effexor 75 daily. I substituted Cymbalta instead of the Paxil. Should I stop taking the Effexor too. I suffer from bad Insomnia too.
3 Oct 2011
I don't recommend taking two antidepressants of them same category such as two SSRI's or two SNRI's due to the following possible interaction: (click on link to read)
Your insomnia may well be due to the excessive serotonin and hyperstimulation of certain brainstem receptors. Please consult the doctor before substituting or mixing these medicines.
3 Oct 2011
I believe the insommnia is due to the fibromyalgia. It is a common symptom of it. You do not get the REM sleep in which your body can rest & let the brain revive. I can't recomment a drug other than maybe xanax to help you sleep. This is what I have taken for years. My husband is bipolar & takes zoloft 100mg, & wellbutrin, & his psych wrote him the script for xanax. Hope this help...
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... back pain is helped greatly, better than pain meds but sweat poring off me my clothes wringing wet is very uncomfortable any suggestions?
1 answer • 9 Jun 2010
i get sick to my stomach, headackes, im only about 15 ibs over weight could this be the problem?
2 answers • 13 Sep 2011
13 answers • 10 Dec 2011
The withdraws from the effexor were bad.I am in a lot of pain and dont want to do anything anymore.It hurts so bad.I have been staring at this bottle ...
10 answers • 11 Aug 2012
Now have days where I have no BOWEL control at all,comes without warning! I barely eat,appetite decreased. Mouth ALWAYS dry,have chills,and hot ...
2 answers • 16 Mar 2015