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How long will I be going through Cymbalta withdrawals?

I've been taking Cymbalta for 8 years for depression and chronic pain. I started having terrible sweating, short term memory loss, severe depression, worsening pain, and many other side effects. My Dr started slowly trying to get my dosage down from 90mgs, & after getting down from 60mgs... read more

A good drug for energy and motivation?

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...... read more

Did Cymbalta have any effect on your weight?

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

Can I take Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Trintellix (vortioxetine) together?

Who has taken Cymbalta, did it work for you?

My depression has returned after weening myself off of Celexa. I really just don't want to take antidepressants anymore but I can't keep feeling like I am feeling. My doctor wants me to try Cymbalta. He gave me some samples today but I'm afraid of the side effects. MedlinePlus has a... read more

Has anyone experienced intense sweating while taking Cymbalta?

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... read more

Cymbalta and Weight Gain?

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 ... read more

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

... 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... read more

How to get off Cymbalta safely?

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... read more

Males- Does Cymbalta affect your sex drive?

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... read more

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

... 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... read more

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

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... read more

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

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... read more

Please Help: Any Positive Experiences w/ Cymbalta?

I am overwhelmed by the negative reviews on this site for Cymbalta. I just started yesterday. Does anyone have positive experiences on Cymbalta for depression and anxiety??? After 5 years on Lexapro, it "pooped out". I can easily say that Lexapro changed my life. Heck, it got me through... read more

What is the correct way to discontinue use of Cymbalta?

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... read more

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