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Cymbalta

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Other Names: Duloxetine

Lexapro

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Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Nexito   Sipralexa
Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 145,827 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 214,240 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
Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio... Read more on Wikipedia
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By miss dinguette
March 31, 2014
miss dinguette wrote
Lexapro, sleepwalking state and alcohol
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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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Actavis generic vs. Teva generica (for Cymbalta)
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February 19, 2014
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Cymbalta and palpitations
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February 17, 2014
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Lexapro and Hiccups
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January 31, 2014
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Cymbalta and Prestiq
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November 27, 2013
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September 11, 2013
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Cymbalta, I didnt have any problems or withdrawls.  (This...
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Cymbalta killed my sex drive, while lexapro didn't and...
...lexapro to cymbalta ...back. Cymbalta killed my sex drive, while lexapro didn't ...power. Because of insurance issues I've got to find a new lexapro source, but the stuff worked wonders for m...
After several weeks the Cymbalta made me kind of nervous so...
...was on Lexapro for years and ...and did fine. After several weeks the Cymbalta made me kind of nervous so switched back...
 I came of Lexapro and went to Cymbalta, then had a virus,...
Sorry you're having such a rough ride.  I came of Lexapro and went to Cymbalta, then had a virus, and my stomach was so messed up, I wasn't...
30mg dose of cymbalta (which did work but the side effects...
My doctor used lexapro to wean me off of cymbalta. Though, I was on a ...on 30mg dose of cymbalta (which did work but the side ...switched me to 5mg lexapro to go off...
added a Lexapro with it it seemed to work good for about...
...Wellbuterin alone made me to anxious and tense but when added a Lexapro with it it seemed to work good for about a year but then I asked to switch to Cymbalta because I felt...
I'm on Cymbalta but I was on Lexapro so was used to an AD....
...Cymbalta but I was on Lexapro so was used ...Neuro gave me the Cymbalta because of nerve pain. It has helped immensely with that but ...I did with Lexapro so kept up the routine when switche...
on lexapro for a few years and it worked well for him--he...
...been told that lexapro is in the ...had been on lexapro for a few years and it worked well for him--he ...the side effects. He was just recently changed to cymbalta as the lexapro had stoppe...
me to switch from lexapro to cymbalta because of the lack...
...me to switch from lexapro to cymbalta because of the ...females shown by cymbalta. i am somewhat ...saying these drugs don't have or much sexual side effects and then they do. cymbalta is s...
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