Duloxetine and cold feet

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My doctor prescribed 60 mg duloxetine once a day for nerve pain in my foot. I have never had cold feet before and after 1st day of taking it my feet cannot get warm. It is more than annoying, it keeps me awake. I also take Gabapentin 300mg 3 times a day and Tramadol 50mg 3 times a day. I have taken the tramadol for 11 years and the Gabapentin for 1 year. This is week 4 of the duloxetine, my foot does feel a lot better just freezing. 

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    Hi there I was also given dulatene it made me so I'll I felt like iwas In a coma rises star it was awful after three days I couldn't do anything I stopped taking them

    • Posted

      I certainly hope it doesn't make me an illiterate....how long were you on it till that happened?

  • Posted

    Been on it since October 2016 started at 30 mg and was upped to 60 mg January 2017 - it does nothing for the pain or discomfort I'm in other that that not really ahd much of a side effect that has been a worry. 

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    yes, Dulox can give you a cold feeling and cold sweats too.

    When i first took it I couldn't sleep for a few days but then that suddenly switched

    and it made me so tired I had to stop taking it. Impossible to function.

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      Yes, it gave me cold feet and sweats also for the 1st two to three weeks I was almost narcoleptic, falling asleep all the time. But now after a few months on the 60 mg I don't have any of those symptoms. It really has not fixed my nerve problem in my foot but I can say I feel less depressed, I think it has helped with that. So Dr. said that is was a sucess for that purpose. I think the Gabapentin worked much better, it got rid of all the small aches and pains all over that I was having, it did not fix the foot problem but helped it to not bother me as much. At least now I can sleep better at night...although I just have a problem getting to sleep but once I do, I sleep through the night. 

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