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Cymbalta

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/ 145,684 posts
Other Names: Duloxetine

Effexor XR

Rx
/ 29,390 posts
Other Names: Effexor   Venlafaxine
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 145,684 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 29,390 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Venlafaxine (brand name: Effexor or Efexor) is an antidepressant of the serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) class. First introduced by Wyeth in 1993, now marketed by Pfizer, it is licensed for the treatment of 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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March 21, 2014
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March 18, 2014
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February 19, 2014
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Cymbalta and palpitations
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January 31, 2014
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November 14, 2013
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What patients are saying about Cymbalta vs. Effexor XR

1,275 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
anxiety. I went from cymbalta to effexor xr now back to...
...They both really help, but are rarely prescribed together. I also use Benadryl to sleep. At night I combine the 3 yet I've been so not wanting to live I've been combining just to knock me out. O...
from Effexor XR to Cymbalta. It lasted about 6 weeks...
...changed from Effexor XR to Cymbalta. It lasted about 6 ...went off it. I'd rather be a little depressed on Effexor XR than virtualy bedwritten with Cymbalta. And with the side...
the effexor xr and transferring to cymbalta,but they want...
...be wining off of the effexor xr and transferring to cymbalta,but they want me to ...put me on the cymbalta for the severe panic attacks i have and the anxiety. Does cymbalta work better then eff...
about switching from Effexor XR to Cymbalta about six...
...my meds-savvy psychiatrist about switching from Effexor XR to Cymbalta about six weeks ago, she...
has changed me from Effexor xr to Cymbalta. But I'm...
...mild depression has increased dramaticly. my physician has changed me from Effexor xr to Cymbalta. But I'm worried if I have to wait until the Effexor xr. Is...
change my Effexor XR to Cymbalta(horrible withdrawel) and...
Cymbalta and Amitryptiline Have someone tried it for fibro? I want a definite ...have to change my Effexor XR to Cymbalta(horrible withdrawel) and Elavil makes you feel groggy for at...
I am changing from Effexor XR to Cymbalta, and this morning...
Had a severe bout with vertigo, dizziness just before breakdown ...and off. I am changing from Effexor XR to Cymbalta, and this morning I am very dizzy, leaning to the left...
is your experience with the Cymbalta, especially if you're...
...from Effexor XR 225 mg to Cymbalta 60 ...anxious and irritable on this stuff. May be i need to increase slightly my Seroquel dose. Hum... So, may i know what is your experience with the Cymbalt...
had high blood pressure from it, like effexor xr. Some of...
...i work in, the doc it trying to switch all of the effexor xr patients over to cymbalta. this cymbalta stuff is ...we've seen has had high blood pressure from it, like effexor xr. Some of the...
Today is the day I stop my Cymbalta. I have gone from 90...
...Cymbalta To Effexor Xr Today is the day I stop my Cymbalta. I have gone ...terrified to stop the Cymbalta. This dose of Effexor seems small. I have withdrawn from Cymbalta before and it suck...
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