I had to quit taking Cymbalta 60mg. once a day due to cost, have winged myself off?winging myself off... what side effects can I expect?
What side effects can I expect from weaning off Cymbalta?
Question posted by dparsons2012 on 4 Nov 2012
Last updated on 20 April 2015
Yes, unfortunately I had dizzy spells, headaches and fatigue and of course the pain and depression returned. I eventually just gave up trying to stop.
The symptoms you will experience have a name - it is called "SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome". You can look it up on the internet to see what you can expect.
Hello dparson's. Cymbalta is not an easy drug to stop taking. Taper as you yourself suggested. Side effects, hostility, anxiety, insomnia are common side effects when stopping the drug. Regards pledge
If you wean off correctly you shouldn't have any withdrawal. If you were taking it for depression, you will be depressed again. Have you tried effexor? That comes in generic. Also have you tried to get help from Lilly to pay for the cymbalta? They have an assistance program. Their web site is www.lillytruassist.com/Pages/index.aspx and phone number is 1-855-LLY-TRUE (559-8783)
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