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How long for Cymbalta fatigue to pass?

Posted 23 May 2011 by Bhedge 11 answers

I have chronic fatigue and now, apparently fibromyalgia. My doctor has asked me to take Lyrica and Cymbalta. The Lyrica is no problem, but the Cymbalta (30 mg) I took one time while I was off work to see if it caused side effects, and I was dizzy and it made me very tired. The doctor told me to ...

Has Anyone Taken Both Provigil and Nuvigil?

Posted 24 Sep 2011 by Thor283 23 answers

Can you compare and contrast them for me? I want to try Nuvigil, but I'd like to hear how it stacks up against Provigil before I ask for it.

(CFS) - is there a legal amphetamine to treat chronic fatigue. All I want?

Posted 27 Dec 2010 by iamtina 12 answers

... to do is sleep. I cant take this anymore. I have no life. I can stay up for about 4-6 hours then I cant seem to fight the fatigue. This is worse than any pain issue I have e.g, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, 2 knee replacements and it just goes on and on. I need energy. Ive tried herbs such as b12 ...

Does cymbalta make you sleepy? I am normally tired and sleepy any way. will this make it worse?

Posted 11 Sep 2012 by deborahdougherty 12 answers

I started cymbalta 2 1/2 weeks ago. I was hoping it would give me some pep. so far, same as usual.

Is Nuvigil a narcotic like Aderrall?

Posted 17 Jun 2012 by jrodjuiceman 9 answers

I was approved for Aderrall, but learned it was a narcotic. After more research, I see that it is basically pharmaceutical grade amphetamine. A friend suggested Nuvigil, but didn't know if it was a narcotic. I know people on Aderrall and some of them act just like meth heads. One friend went ...

Can I quit Effexor and start Cymbalta tomorrow, not sure what to do?

Posted 12 Jun 2013 by lynninpa 16 answers

I have fibro,chronic fatigue,R.A and other fun stuff too!I have been taken effexor 150 for pain and depression.I just got the cymbalta and i need to know if I can quit the effexor and start cymbalta 2mrrow. I take a lot of meds-doc says its that or misery,rest of my life.The effexor was great at ...

Has anyone successfully withdrawled from cymbalta? I'm not sure this pain will be worth it!!?

Posted 3 Oct 2011 by deesjava 19 answers

I have been taking cymbalta for over 5 years. I am horrified to have found out about how common "withdrawling" from cymbalta is, and the "truth" about the side effects of this medicine. I have never been addicted to anything in my whole life, so for me to try to eliminate this ...

Has Vyvanse ever been prescribed as treatment for depression?

Posted 19 Feb 2011 by awesome4711 8 answers

I suffer from fibromyalgia, CFS, and acute depression and anxiety. I have tried a few small doses of Vyvanse, and to me it's like a miracle drug. I am not depressed, I have enough energy to get through the day, and while the fibromyalgia pain is still ever-present, I am better able to deal ...

Does Cymbalta cause or worsen Restless Leg Syndrom?

Posted 1 Feb 2010 by Niphrandl 11 answers

I have been on 60mg Cymbalta bid for several years. My bipolar 2/generalized anxiety disorder has been very well controled. Now my primary doctor wants to take me off of Cymbalta because I have sever restless legs and arms also known as Periodic limb movement symdrom. I want to know if Cymbalta is ...

May have chronic fatigue, but diognosed depression, only med that made positive affect-prednisone ?

Posted 17 Sep 2009 by sandigiffin1 20 answers

Still unsure what my true condition\illness is. Started with chronic sinus infections (I had surgery for this but it may have caused another issue ENS, still have sinus infections but deeper)/ headach's every day/scalp tender to touch and "indented" on top (seriously) /memory ...

Drowsiness w/Cymbalta? Fighting fatigue?

Posted 25 Sep 2009 by Ariesfire27 9 answers

I've read the official med info, but would like to ask people actually taking Cymbalta if it makes you drowsy during the day, or if it relieves fatigue? I'm on Neurontin, Flexeril & Celexa for fibro now and I want OFF the neurontin! The bone & brain numbing fatigue is much more ...

Switching from Nuvigil to Adderall, need to know what to expect?

Posted 26 Nov 2011 by LaurieShay 12 answers

My insurance company has decided after paying for the Nuvigil for the past year that they will no longer cover it. I can't afford to pay out of pocket. It is quite expensive at $17.00 a pill and I take two a day. Anyway, the doctor appealed the insurance company's decision twice , but to ...

What options are recommended when insurance & Medicare refuse to pay for Nuvigil and/or Provigil?

Posted 26 Aug 2010 by 123waters 7 answers

I am 67 and am on Medicare with Aetna as secondary insurance. I had been on Provigil for at least 10 years up until I turned 65 when I could not afford the cost ($575 monthly due to Medicare) to continue the medication. My doctor has given me the 30-day-trial form to fill out for Nuvigil; however, ...

Just starting Savella--anyone using it & how are you feeling? hibiscus57?

Posted 6 Aug 2010 by hibiscus57 14 answers

I have fibromyalgia, restless legs, depression, chronic fatique, & others. My doctor is taking me off of Cymbalta & going to Savella --using the starter kit. Anyone using it??? Results???

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