How to cope with Cymbalta withdrawal

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How do I cope with Cymbalta withdrawal? I gradually reduced my dose from yo to approx 15 mg over 5 weeks. I have been feeling like death for weeks. Migranes, vomiting, sweating, brain zaps, vertigo, irritability and fatigue. Do supplements, vitamins or anything else help?

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    I really sympathize with you 😓 it’s taken me 3 years to reduce from 50mg twice a day to 20mg twice a day.  I had help/support/advice from a group called cymbalta hurts worse on fb.... join the group and you’ll receive advice to suit your case.  Good luck x

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    I have weaned down from 60mg to 10mg. The 60 to 10 took 2 months but I am still on the 10 and it has been 6 months. I was feeling like I had the flu, sick, nausea, dizzy and miserable. They say you can't break the capsules but the pharmacist told me it was fine. I have to take the 20mg and pour out and measure.  I have tried going lower than the 10 but I wind up sick. A horrible drug! If I knew this before I would never have taken it. I quit Lexapro and Citalopram without problems but this one is terrible. I guess you are just going to have to be sick for a few weeks. I was sick for a month and decided to just give up and stay on the 10mg. 

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