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Cymbalta

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Other Names: Duloxetine

Lexapro

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/ 216,373 posts
Other Names: Escitalopram   Cipralex   Sipralexa   Nexito
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 148,276 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 216,373 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 Jackie
June 28, 2014
Jackie wrote
Cymbalta - Treatment for Crohn's Disease
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By softail
June 19, 2014
softail wrote
just learning up on some info.for my best friend thanks for being there ; )
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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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By GARY GERSIN
March 21, 2014
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Can't get an erection since starting Lyrica one year ago.
TomKat  |  July 28, 2014
well I am a lady and i find it hard, now to reach orgasm... its is frustrating and a lengthy process. I am on Lyrica 300 per day!
AllyKat  |  May 30, 2014
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By chiclets
March 18, 2014
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Actavis generic vs. Teva generica (for Cymbalta)
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By reid4keeps
February 19, 2014
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Cymbalta and palpitations
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By Lauren
February 17, 2014
Lauren wrote
Lexapro and Hiccups
Yawning is a side affect because of oxygen intake changing so the hiccups sounds normal when thinking about that. Any time I have to restart Lexapro I yawn soooo much.
Jamie  |  April 21, 2014
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By Songstylist
January 31, 2014
Songstylist wrote
Cymbalta and Prestiq
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November 27, 2013
Amanda wrote
Antidepressants I
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September 11, 2013
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Cymbalta and palpitations
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What patients are saying about Cymbalta vs. Lexapro

8,695 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Cymbalta made me kind of nervous so switched back to Lexapro
...me to Cymbalta. I went straight from the Lexapro to the Cymbalta and did fine. After several weeks the Cymbalta made me kind...
once daily. In terms of side effects, the dry mouth...
...from Lexapro. I take 60 mg on alternate days (every 2 days) and sometimes once daily. In terms of side effects, the dry mouth and ...Cymbalta also made me feel apathetic sometimes. Overall, it ...
of Lexapro, which has completely killed my sex drive-to the...
...40 mg. of Lexapro, which has completely killed my sex drive-to the point I ...bf. I am switching to Cymbalta due to break through depression symptoms. My question is whether Cymbalta will have l...
in the morning. That's just what I did with Lexapro so kept...
...me the Cymbalta because of nerve pain. It has helped immensely with ...but tolerable. I also take it first thing in the morning. That's just what I did with Lexapro so kept up the routine w...
took 4-7 days to go away. It sure does wonders for...
...from that to Lexapro...no tapering and had no problems. I haven't had ...effects really with Lexapro and the lingering ones from Cymbalta took 4-7 days to go away. It sure does wonders for me...
pregnant my OB switched me to Lexapro.  I still had around...
...was taking Cymbalta, when we found out I was pregnant my OB switched me to Lexapro.  I still had ...of the Cymbalta, I didnt have any problems or withdrawls.  ...when I initially switched fro...
have switched from Lexapro to Cymbalta and I had no problems...
...experience with Effexor but I have switched from Lexapro to Cymbalta and I had no problems at all. ...like the Cymbalta much better. ...problems and I have found the Cymbalta to be much bette...
some of the side effects of Lexapro. I am still on Cymbalta...
...old. My doctor started me on Lexapro, but was changed to Cymbalta due to some of the side effects of Lexapro. I am still on Cymbalta and feel it has helped a lot. I ...that you feel better soon...
effects. On the Lexapro, I only had some fleeting nausea...
...to switch from cymbalta after 2 weeks to Lexapro due to the side effects. On the Lexapro, I only had some fleeting nausea in the morning brought on by yucky smells. Otherwise, it's helping. Been...
to find a new lexapro source, but the stuff worked wonders...
...switching from lexapro to cymbalta about a ...back. Cymbalta killed my sex drive, while lexapro didn't and ...insurance issues I've got to find a new lexapro source, but the stuff worked wond...
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