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SSRI’s vs SNRI’s - What's the difference between them?

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

Losing weight fast on duloxetine/cymbalta?

Ive been on duloxetine/cymbalta for about 4 months and i was about 150 and i am now 128 and still losing. I am not sure if any one else has had this but its kinda strange. I have had fibromyalgia for about 4 years maybe longer not sure. Im also on gabapentin.

Generic Cymbalta - Is it available?

Do they now have a generic, I don't have insurance and dont have alot of money'?

Does anyone have sweating with Cymbalta (duloxetine)?

I've been on Cymbalta for close to 2 years for musculoskeletal pain from RA and SLE. I have extreme bouts of uncontrollable sweating even after all this time. I thought it was going to be a temporary side effect that I would eventually get over. Now, here I am... 23 months later and still... read more

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Hi All, I've had an increase in anxiety lately, (have a lot on my plate) and was referred to a therapist (talk therapy) and a psychiatrist (meds). He prescribed Duloxetine (generic Cymbalta). I just started taking it at home last week on my 3 days off. The first week is 20 mg./day with a 10... read more

Best way to switch from Duloxetine (Cymbalta) to Fluoxetine (Prozac)?

I've recently been prescribed 20mg Prozac instead of my daily 30mg Cymbalta, to hopefully help with the relentless fatigue. I understand Cymbalta is SNRI, and Prozac SSRI. Can I clean switch to Prozac? Do I start Prozac whilst tapering off Cymbalta? Or do I taper off Cymbalta entirely... read more

Is anyone having vivid, wild dreams with duloxetine?

I’ve been on duloxetine for 6 weeks, and the vivid, wacko dreams are getting to me. I want to quit! But how? I’m only on 30mg. I use it for neck pain, but it’s not working. Doesn’t help with anxiety like to anesthesiologist said either. Can anyone answer?

Why does Cymbalta make me so tired?

Cymbalta has been the only antidepressant that has worked for me so far, but it makes me so exhausted. I could fall asleep on the floor any moment. Why is Cymbalta causing such extreme fatigue?

Duloxetine - No libido and extreme anxiety?

I was on Celexa for several years for anxiety and depression. I was then prescribed Lexapro for another 3 years. I tried to stop taking it but each time the anxiety, in particular would return and with full force. In a difficult high anxiety situation I would get a feeling that my blood pressure... read more

Duloxetine - How long does it take for Cymbalta to kick in?

Last week I was diagnosized fibromyalgia after six year of medical checks and screenings. The doc prescribed me 60mg Cymbalta, 10mg Flexiban, along with physio. How long does it take to see the effects of Cymbalta? I have been on it for 10 days now, but I see little improvement. The doc told me it... read more

Should I come off duloxetine/Cymbalta after 3 months after continued side effects? I am in the UK.

My doctor knows nothing about anti-depressants, the mental health service have refused help, and I cannot afford private help. I am trying to work this out myself, which is far from ideal, but I don't have a choice. I was on citalopram for 13 years (10 of which unnecessary as I had... read more

What is duloxetine prescribed for?

Cymbalta vs Effexor for energy??

Cymbalta makes me so exhausted. Would Effexor do the same? Has anyone switched from Cymbalta to Effexor with any success?

Duloxetine - I was on Zoloft for 20+ years. It stopped working, so my doctor put me on Cymbalta.

I am taking 30 mg of Cymbalta at night and I am tapering off of Zoloft. I was on 200 mg. Went to 150mg for 2 weeks then I went to 100mg for 2 weeks then 50mg every other day for a week. I am off now for a week. I have so much depression and anxiety I can’t stand it. All I do is cry. Is it the... read more

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