Just getting off cymbalta down to 30 mg. for a week now with the Wellbutrin
Hi, Mae! Headaches can be a discontinuation emergent effect of Cymbalta (duloxetine) withdrawal as well as a temporary side effect of initiating therapy with bupropion (Wellbutrin). Many people experience headaches:
"Very common (10% or more): Headache (up to 34%), migraine (up to 25.7%), dizziness (up to 22.3%), tremor (up to 21.1%), sedation (up to 19.8%)".
The good news is that they should resolve within just a few days to a week or two lessening in severity every day.
Best regards, Wildcat
I, too, just started bupropion a few days ago and have experienced headaches. I also have been taking fluoxetine for nearly 28 years. I was pretty nervous starting bupropion because I had read with a few people have an increase in anxiety, which I don't need cause I already have enough anxiety!
I am very thankful I haven't experienced any of that!
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