the maximum highest dose for cymbalta is 120 mg. I am on 120 mg. and have not encountered any problems or side effects. The doses go from 20mg to 30mg to 60mg to 90mg(1 60mg and 1 30 mg pill) then it goes to the max which is 120mg 1 times per day. Hope this helps. If your Dr. tries to put you higher than 120 mg, I would research the drug completely. Try to find out if more severe side effect can happen at increased doses.
i beleaive its 60 mg .im currently weening off cymbalta i gained almost 50 lbs and now im putting it on rapidly every two wks not even im putting on 2 too 2n a half lbs that sucks so i was prescribed viibryd havnt tryed it yet but read nothing but good things about it so far hope this was usefull
I have been on 90 mg for a while. I tend to sleep quite a bit so my doctor and I thought it would be a good idea to stop it so I am weaning. I have been on 60 mg for the last week and a half and my neuropathy has gotten ridiculously worse.
Neuropathy is absolutely not a joke! I am not finding any relief with my current regimen. I take Cymbalta 60 mg daily (was weaning, but I can't stand the neuropathy worsening!!), Lyrica 75 mg twice daily, Gabapentin 300 mg twice daily, alpha lipoic acid 600 mg twice daily, and turmeric!
I will be contacting the doctor tomorrow to ask if I can go back up to the 90 mg a day and possibly to 1:20. I was having a lot of breakthrough pain so I think maybe 120 would help. This is my two cents worth, I hope it helps someone.
- Cymbalta Information for Consumers
- Cymbalta Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cymbalta (detailed)
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