Can cymbalta stop working or work differently after 5 years of taking it?
- 3 Jan 2015 by christine5771
- 3 January 2015
I have dizziness due to anxiety. It and some heart palps are all I feel. I was put on 20 mg.brand name cym about years ago. After about 10 days life was much better. A little over a year ago I started getting my meds from Canada. Not realizing they were generic, I slowly started getting my symptoms back. Mr dr. Did not think this could be the problem so I weaned off to see if that would help. It was horrible! Long story short now I am back on 30 mg generic cym. I had about a weeks worth of good days and now back to dizzy and palps. I am tempted to go back to brand name. It is very expensive but if I feel good it will be worth it. Praying you find answers. God bless.
Yes, it is possible for this medication to stop working. I recommend an evaluation by your doctor to see if the dosage needs adjusted or a change needs to be made.
Yes, you develop a tolerance after just 12 months on the same dose.
- Cymbalta Information for Consumers
- Cymbalta Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cymbalta (detailed)
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