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Cymbalta and Weight Gain?
17 Dec 2010
I know a few patient friends of mine who have taken it and yes, they said it does in fact cause weight gain, I have never personally taken it for myself. I have tried the Trazadone that made me gain weight too, and made me sick. It was supposed to help me sleep, It gave me leg cramps like crazy. It's not my cup of tea, but other's said it works fine for them. SO, we are all different and we can't really say things about meds for other people. The outcome could be different on them.? Nobody ever knows for sure!
9 Mar 2012
I, myself have to say yes to both weight gain and bloating! NEVER did I think I would be asking "do u have these (jeans) in a 12-14 short" I carry all the weight in my face and belly! But like always, the same drug will have different results for everyone... but it is nice to share those different results!
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