... for depression why would they give her that
I agree totally.I have never tried Cymbalta.I have been offered to,but it is too costly for me.But,I have heard it works very well for pain.And it is a really good med.to use for this purpose.I reall think she will get some much needed relief taking Cymbalta.Hope it helps her!Good Luck toyou both!
Hello. I also take cymbalta (60mg at bedtime) for neck and head pain from compressed cervical disks. It has worked very well for me in alleviating a great deal of my pain and offering me comfort. It works on certain chemicals in your brain (serotonin and norepinepherine) which help to supress pain. It does cause me some stomach upset but that is manageable with a tums and not as bad as the pain I used to suffer. Additionally, be aware it can take several weeks to feel the full relief of cymbalta, but if it is covered by your mother's insurance she should consider trying it, in my opinion. Hope all are well!
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