Common (1% to 10%): Insomnia, confusion, abnormal dreams, anxiety, depression, irritability, nervousness, drug withdrawal syndrome, restlessness, sleep disorder, hallucination, depressed mood
It can definitely cause insomnia. I had insomnia for the first month I was on it, but it's gradually faded and I usually sleep through the night now. I also take Lyrica 150mg 3x per day. The norepinephrine reuptake action of this drug causes it (similar to cymbalta and savella).
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