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Duloxetine

Also known as Cymbalta

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  • 30 mg

    I have been a panic anxiety person since I was 15 and am now 30. When my last med which was lexapro gave out dr put me on cymbalta 30 mgs.  Been on since December. I definitely think it has its moments. I’m good a lot but then I have bad times a lot too. I have lost close to 15 lbs which is a good...

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  • Duloxetine low my anxiety but I don’t feel with energy!,,

    Hi , I am new in this chat. I have been taking duloxetine 30 mg a day. My anxiety and depression is better in this 4 months but I am concerned about what is the best time to take this medicine because during the day  I can’t be active , my body doesn’t respond, I just want to be in my sofa 😟...

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  • 2 medications together

    HI I am on 5mg escitalopram, week 5 coming up, lots of anxiety still could I take duloxetine with it, have been reading that's it's OK, have been on it last year for fibromyalgia, , thanks

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  • Side effects possible???

    I’ve been on 60 mg of Cymbalta for a few years for anxiety/depression. Recently my anxiety got really bad so my doctor  added in 10mg of Buspar twice a day. Didn’t help. Tried 15 of Buspar and it made me fee yucky so we cut back to 10 (twice a day) and added 30mg of Cymbalta at night as well. I’ve...

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  • WHO IS TAKING CYMBALTA -- TELL ME ABOUT IT.

    Hi folks.  Within the next two months or so, I'm contemplating taking Cymbalta.  I am right now tappering off Remeron and not sure I want to go back on a SSNRI smilar to Remeron aka Mirtazapine.  Any input welcome.  Thanx.

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  • Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Withdrawal Bad News!

    Wow, this is really really hard to get off of. I have taken 60mg for 2 years for nerve damage to my left leg. It worked fairly well up till recently when the pain started creeping back and my Doctor prescribed Lyrica, which worked great for the pain. He never said to stop the Duloxetine but I did not...

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  • Quitting 10 years of 60 mg Cymbalta

    Have been taking this insidious drug for over ten years for pain  in neck and back.  Initial reaction was great.  Now not so much.  On March 2,2018 I quit the drug cold turkey against my doctor’s wishes.  I wish I had done it sooner.  Only side effects were brain zaps occurring...

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  • Starting Duloxetine (Cymbalta) Progress Diary 2018

    Hi Everyone, If it's ok, this will be a diary of my progress on Duloxetine, which i have started to take today for the first time I have started on 60mg, of the generic brand (Duloxetine) Below is some background about myself, and then in the next post below is the beginning of the diary......

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  • STARTED CYMBALTA HORRIBLE SIDE EFFECTS

    I've only taken 2 doses of 30 mg and I have terrible side effects. My head is in a fog and I feel my coordination is off. I also have bad headaches. Basically I'm bed ridden. I know that side effects are normal in the beginning but this is ridiculous. Anyone have better luck with Zoloft? my...

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  • Switch from Cymbalta to Sertraline

    Cymbalta seem to not work as it should. Have been on it 9 weeks and I still feel anxious.  Have any of you switched from Cymbalta to sertraline (which is the medicine I got first time I had anxiety)?  Any help would be appreciated! 

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  • Four days on Cymbalta, becoming depressed? CFS

    I can't see my doctor for a few days.. She's away. I've started Cymbalta 30mg and I'm starting to feel depressed over it, I've battled depression for years and finally I got off the medication, I fell ill and now I have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. So I've got Cymbalta to try and...

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  • Cymbalta and Duloxetine

    My father (65) has been taking Cymbalta for several years.  On Feb 24th Saturday,he started complaining to me about ringing in his ears.  Didn't get to see him much until the following Wednesday, when I talked to him on the phone and he asked me about a wreck (that I didn't have) I...

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  • Please seriously reconsider starting Duloxetine!

    My friend is writing this for me because I cannot. To anyone considering starting Duloxetine... Please take a moment to hear my story. I am in the midst of the most hellish period of my life EVER due to withdraw symptoms from Duloxetine. And I've been through quite a bit! I need to feel like somehow...

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  • Cymbalta side effects

    Has anyone experienced severe dreams and nightmare while taking this medication. I have been having very realistic nightmares. Any suggestions or similar experiences

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  • Good alternative for Pristiq

    So I have been on Prostiq for a few years now it works amazing by my insurance does not cover it it the generic form.  Can someone please help me know what would a good alternative be.  I was looking at  Cymbalta (the generic form of it actually).  Does anyone have any advise? I have...

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  • Upping dose and now feel side effects

    Hi out there, I started on Duloxine 3 weeks ago: 30 mg 1 day, 60 mg 10 days and 90 mg 3 days. After upping my dose to 90 mg I'm slightly nauseous and my anxiety level has gone quite a bit up.  Anyone out there that has experienced the same and when it will subside? 

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  • Can you develop a tolerance to Cymbalta?

    I haven’t been prescribed Cymbalta for depression and chronic migraines but it doesn’t seem to be working as well as it used to. Can you develop a tolerance to this medication? What should I do now? Thanks in advance.

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  • Duloxetine Brain zaps (not coming off or reducing dose!)

    Hi, I’m new to this website but wanted to see if anyone else taking Duloxetine had experienced brain zaps when still on it. I’ve heard of people getting them while coming off the meds but not while on them. I’m only on 60mg, have been for 4months now, psychiatrist wanted to bring me to 90mg per day but...

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  • great progress but suddenly feeling bad again...

    I started 60 mg of Duloxetine seven weeks ago and it worked within days! Not making me myself again completely but a major difference from what I came from. I then upped to 90 mg but got what can probably best be described as adrenaline flushes... I simply had trouble relaxing. I then went down to 60...

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  • Question about duloxetine (simbalta)

    Hi everyone, im from Ukraine and im new to this forum, so i want to agologize in advance about any inconveniences! Here is the short story: im 21 year old paraplegic (after the car accident in 2010) guy with a chronic pharmacoresistant pain syndrome in my anus. I've tried everything: gabapentin,...

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  • New in Cymbalta

    My third day of taking 20mg Cymbalta I couldn’t stand still. As soon as I woke up I had a feeling of fainting. It took me three hours to be able to stand up without feeling of fainting.  Is anyone else had such a experience at the beginning of using this medication?  I just need to know if...

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  • Side Effects?

    I've had chronic pain and depression for a number of years. I was on Citalopram and co-codamol 30/500, but I was getting chest pains and the co-codamol stopped working. My GP changed my meds to Sertraline (initially 100mg then 150mg) and Tramadol 50mg 2 x 4 daily and Paracetamol 500mg. I suffered...

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  • Change from fluoxentine to Duloxetine. Does it make sense ?

    Hi , I took fluox for 3 months. Depression no more . But weight gained 5kg. Poor sleep quality. Tinnitus with water wave sound in ears. Then I withdrawed from fluox. Things went normal for three weeks. Then I got nausea, headache, backpain, fatigue. Went to do fu blood test and everything come back...

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  • To high of a dose?

    Hi. I've been on cymbalta for almost 3 months for post partum anxiety and depression. I was doing really good for a few weeks. Now I feel like my old self but I'm having horrible side effects. I take my 30mg in the morning and a few hrs after I take it I feel amped up. I also have been waking...

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  • Withdrawal symptoms.

    hi my name is Jane and I am 60 years old. My history is that I was prescribed duloxetine gastro tabs 30 mg originally beacause I had been diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome, this was a least 15-20 years ago. I was told at the time that tests had shown that it had been beneficial in the treatment...

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  • Just Started Today

    Okay, so I forced myself to take my Duloxetine (Cymbalta) 20mg this morning. It's been about 6 hours. I've had three panic attacks because I don't like taking meds. Relatively calm now, but started feeling nauseated trying to eat lunch and feel like vomiting. Also have a funny feeling, like...

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