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How long will I be going thru Cymbalta withdrawals?

Posted 9 Jul 2013 196 answers

I've been taking Cymbalta for 8yrs for depression & chronic pain. I started having terrible sweating, short term memory loss, severe depression, worsening pain, & so many other side effects it would take an hour to write them all down!! My Dr started slowly trying to get my dosage ...

A good drug for energy and motivation?

Posted 17 Jun 2014 42 answers

I'm on Cymbalta 30mg and Abilify 5mg, and while this barely gets me by, I was looking for something that would give me some energy and motivation. I thought about Wellbutrin, but I can't just walk in to my doc's office and be like "Hey let me get some Buproprion!" So... ...

What's the difference between SSRI's and SNRI's?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 7 answers

I was talking to my therapist about mine and my mom's anxiety medicine. I'm taking Zoloft and she's taking Cymbalta. I was talking to my therapist about how my mom wants me to get out on what she's taking but my therapist was saying that it was a different class of drugs and ...

How long does it take prozac to begin working for anxiety?

Posted 6 Dec 2012 22 answers

I just come off cymbalta and my doctor has put me on prozac 20mg daily. The cymbalta worked wonders. I've been on the prozac for only four days, and yesterday was one of the worst days I can remember in awhile. My anxiety, ocd, irritability and whatever else has been awful. I know it takes ...

Did the cymbalta have any effect on your weight?

Posted 4 Nov 2012 47 answers

Did it help u lose or gain more weight?The reviewer seemed to have gained weight with other pain med regiments. Did the cymbalta add to the problem or was there a significant drop or change in weight. Very curious... having problems with the added weight as a side effect of necessary medications. ...

How to get off Cymbalta safely?

Posted 3 Sep 2013 29 answers

Ive been taking cymbalta for about 3-4 months now for dysthymia/ major depression and I'm ready to get off. im currently on 60mg. i have 22 pills left I was wondering if i can get off by taking one every other day for a week, then every 2 days and so on or should i go down to 30 mg first and ...

Cymbalta and Weight Gain?

Posted 8 Oct 2013 33 answers

I am wondering if Cymbalta has the side effect of weight Gain , I suffer with Anxiety I only take 30 mg and don't feel good at all on this dose , I was told maybe the dose is not high enough, but I am worried if I increase I will put weight on , I was on Zoloft and Effexor and gained weight ...

Do the majority of people take Cymbalta at night or morning?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 24 answers

I am very scared of side effects and am afraid to start. It has been in cupboard for 2 weeks. 20mg which is lowest dose. I have GAD & panic attacks. Was on it for 4 years until July 2013. Tried to restart in Feb 2014 and doc switched my doses all around for 3 weeks until I quit because of side ...

How long do the initial side effects of Cymbalta last? The headaches,nausea, fatigue, whirlybird...

Posted 2 Jan 2010 23 answers

... brain. Start up patient. 1 week 30 mg. 2nd week 60 mg. Still nausea and horrible headaches. Very Very tired. Wake in the night. Whirlybird brain. How long before this stops and the nerve pain starts to subside? Help Just started week 3. Depression better but, this is where I was when I bailed ...

Males- Does Cymbalta affect your sex drive?

Posted 19 May 2011 24 answers

My boyfriend began taking 60mg of Cymbalta daily about 3 weeks ago after trying several other medications for severe migraines. It worked wonders and completely changed his attitude! He was much more outgoing, no anxiety or mood swings and hasn't had a migraine since- BUT he totally lost his ...

Has anyone experienced intense sweating while taking cymbalta?

Posted 23 Dec 2011 34 answers

I am trying to figure out why I break out into intense sweats with minimal activity, like taking a walk. I wake up soaking wet many nights. I work in retail and simply standing for long periods of time behind the cash register I'll break into sweats like I've been lifting weights or ...

Fibromyalgia - HELP... Im in so much pain I just can't take it anymore. I was diagnosed with Fibro.?

Posted 18 Feb 2011 37 answers

... about 9-10 months ago. I have been in pain for the last two years, but didnt wanna sound like a Baby to my Dr. Finally went in and this is what they said I had. I have been on Tramadol, Cymbalta, Gabapentin, Cyclobenziprein. Sorry for the spelling, but you get it. Nothing has really worked. My ...

What is the correct way to discontinue use of Cymbalta?

Posted 12 Sep 2009 27 answers

My mom has been taking 30 mg of Cymbalta daily for chronic pain since Jan. 2009. She said it doesn't help and wants to stop taking it, her doctor wants her to continue using it. I'm afraid she will stop it suddenly and have withdrawal symptoms and suffer more. She had problems with other ...

Is Tramadol HCL an opiate?

Posted 23 Mar 2013 9 answers

Recently prescribed Tramadol for Fibromyalgia pain. Also take Cymbalta. Reading up on Tramadol makes it sound like it is addictive and maybe should not be used with anti-depressants like Cymbalta. II don't really feel any immediate reaction to taking it, but I have noticed after taking it ...

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