Due to a very bad insurance co. I am now going on the generic cymbalta. I have been on it for 5 weeks and I have been deathly sick. Then I talked to my insurance co and theory (with out any potty basically said if you want to go to the name brand it's gonna cost you (just over 250, a month which I was paying 30, before the Damon generic came out so my Dr put on me on effector Dr I'm taking in the am but I'm so worried about the side effects has this happened to anyone else?Please help I'm kind of scared to take it thank you for your help xoxo
Im not clear on what your asking. Generic Cymbalta or any other drug is fine to take. Its the exact same drug just different manufacturer. Cymbalta made me very sick too at first. Took a month for the symptoms to improve. They did eventually improve. Cymbalta is a great drug for lots of people for both pain and depression. While others it dont help.
Yes, you may be reacting to the fillers in the generic. I used to take my generic Effexor at night, but always with food. Then if your stomach gets upset during the 24 hours, just drinking a little bit of milk or eating a small amount helped it. I'm now spending a lot more for the updated Effexor called Pristiq to bring back my sex drive. So that would be more than paying for the name brand Effexor.
I have been taking name brand Cymbalta since 2002, then a few months ago I was switched to the generic. No problem, I thought but I was wrong! Within two weeks I was severely depressed and barely able to function. I didn't go out of my house any longer, I was crying for no reason, irritable, and didn't want to talk to anyone or do anything! I couldn't figure out why I felt this way, nothing had happened in my life. Then, I remembered about the generic Cymbalta so i looked generic Cymbalta up online and was shocked by what I read. I then called my doctor. It took three weeks but my insurance company finally approved the name brand Cymbalta again! It took about two weeks but now I'm back to my normal, functioning self! Look up generic Cymbalta and you will read that it is different than the name brand.
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