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Abilify vs. Cymbalta for Bipolar Disorder

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Abilify

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Other Names: Duloxetine
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 87,493 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 145,684 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Aripiprazole ( brand names: Abilify, Aripiprex) is an atypical antipsychotic and antidepressant used in the treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and clinical depression. It was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ... Read more on Wikipedia
Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. It is effective for major depressive... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Bobbie
March 27, 2014
Bobbie wrote
Carb Cravings on Cymbalta
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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
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March 18, 2014
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By reid4keeps
February 19, 2014
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Cymbalta and palpitations
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By Songstylist
January 31, 2014
Songstylist wrote
Cymbalta and Prestiq
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By messed up
November 15, 2013
messed up wrote
ambilfy or tegertol
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By jen
October 30, 2013
jen wrote
shortness of breath and abilify.
so i just started taking abilify and have shortness of breath never had it before it is the meds then?
jonny  |  March 16, 2014
It is the AF that is causing your shortness of breath, not the warfarin.
January 12, 2014
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By AT
October 13, 2013
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Saphris for Bipolar I
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September 11, 2013
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September 5, 2013
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What patients are saying about Abilify + Cymbalta + Bipolar Disorder

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I am going to begin taking Abilify along w/Cymbalta 120...
...up med combos. I have suffered from major depression which is now called bipolar II for 25 yrs with very little relief. I am going to begin taking Abilify along w/Cymbalta 120 mg. soon and wanted...
bad.  I was only taking Abilify.  Its time to make another...
...the dosage, and today I went up to 15mg of Abilify with 60mg of Cymbalta b/c I felt so bad.  I was only taking Abilify.  Its time to make another urgent...
side. I have taken cymbalta for years and had good...
...am bipolar and spend most of my time on the depressive side. I have taken cymbalta for ...antidepressant qualities. I am presently switching to Pristiq (a fairly new antiD) because the cymbalta ...
sense as I recently switched from Celexa to Cymbalta and...
...I'm now on for my bipolar disorder though. Which makes sense as I recently switched from Celexa to Cymbalta and Abilif...
after the withdrawals from cymbalta. though my Dr....
...issues going from Cymbalta to Prozac ? I feel for ...totally depressed after the withdrawals from cymbalta. though my Dr. switched ...my new combo is the weight gain from the abilify! From on...
helped my depression quite a bit, not totally, with...
Cymbalta helped my depression quite a ...I realized that the itching I was having was probably related to the cymbalta so he switched me to pristiq and I was supposed to add the abilify samples he...
stopped Abilify too to augment Cymbalta. It only increased...
...just stopped Abilify too to augment Cymbalta. It only increased my anxiety and made me...
I stopped Cymbalta and went to Abilify. I hear you about...
...me to go into a hypomanic state but it didn't last long, I stopped Cymbalta and went to Abilify. I hear you...
anyone's experience coming off abilify. Does the movement...
Abilify Td And Moving To Latuda div itemprop=\"commentText\" class='post entry-content ...addition to cymbalta to treat depression. It ...to hear anyone's experience coming off abilify. Does the...
for a year and it did help my bipolar and depression...
I have been on Abilify for a year and it did help my bipolar and depression symptoms. I have recently found, ...a bad interaction between Abilify and other meds I am on like Cymbalta and Celebrex. ...
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