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Cymbalta

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Other Names: Duloxetine

Paxil

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Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl
Rating: 4 out of 5
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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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
Paroxetine (also known by the trade names Aropax, Paxil, Seroxat, Sereupin) is an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant. Marketing of the drug began in 1992 by the pharmaceutical company SmithKline Beecham (pharmac... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Jennett Pearson
September 12, 2014
Jennett Pearson wrote
Leukemia
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By EasterBunny
July 24, 2014
EasterBunny wrote
Paxil equivalent sexual dysfunction
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June 28, 2014
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Cymbalta - Treatment for Crohn's Disease
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By softail
June 19, 2014
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just learning up on some info.for my best friend thanks for being there ; )
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By sherdee21
May 22, 2014
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violent dream
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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
GARY GERSIN wrote
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Taking 2 - 75mg daily and have definitely not reached orgasm since doubling from 1 - 75mg daily several weeks ago. Can't really remember that last time.
Annie56  |  November 22, 2014
I have trouble reaching climax while on Lyrica. Also have major stomach/bowel issues when dose increased.
CountryCutie  |  October 16, 2014
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 Jen
February 26, 2014
Jen wrote
Blackouts on Paxil
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By reid4keeps
February 19, 2014
reid4keeps wrote
Cymbalta and palpitations
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By Patty
February 8, 2014
Patty wrote
Paxil and Gastritis
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By Songstylist
January 31, 2014
Songstylist wrote
Cymbalta and Prestiq
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By Emily
December 18, 2013
Emily wrote
Tastes like metal in my mouth
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By Joe
September 30, 2013
Joe wrote
Dreams and talking while sleeping on Paxil
I'm off of them now and no more dreams like that
October 1, 2014
Me too man
Johnny  |  October 1, 2014
Sounds like thrush.
Hi  |  September 12, 2014
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By Krisathome
September 11, 2013
Krisathome wrote
Cymbalta and palpitations
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has also helped with depression. However, it doesn't help...
...switched from Paxil to Cymbalta. Cymbalta is very helpful in managing pain and nerve issues. It has also helped with depression. However, it doesn't help with anxiety like Paxil did. It took a...
was post-partem. I am thankful for the Cymbalta as it helps...
...bad reaction to Paxil, my ...on Cymbalta because the numbness in my legs became worse. My ...depressant trials. We thought it was post-partem. I am thankful for the Cymbalta as it helps wi...
Cymbalta and found it was not as effective for me. I don't...
...have taken Paxil for at least 5 years. It is the best AD for ...It has taken care of my anxiety and depression. Recently I switched to Cymbalta and found it was not as effective for me. I don't...
Cymbalta after having poor results from Paxil. It helped...
...Paxil. It helped to control my anxiety attacks and the underlying depression symptoms. The problem though is getting off this stuff. The withdrawals are terrible. Brain zaps, foggy brain, loss ...
fine for me. Cymbalta has helped my pain tremendously
...moved from paxil to cymbalta. For awhile ...the dose of Paxil. This worked fine for me. Cymbalta has h...
working for me maybe thats why switching to cymbalta was so...
...i haven't had any problems, i went right from paxil to cymbalta without missing ...thats why switching to cymbalta...
has been about a year ago and I think it has really helped
...RA and having lots of pain issues, my doctor switched my Paxil to Cymbalta. That has been about a year ago and I think it...
works great for me as well. Sweating started long before...
...great for me as well. Sweating started long before taking cymbalta was switched from paxil to cymbalta as paxil is a known ...as off paxil YEAH!!!! defin...
I was on Cymbalta and had no luck with it. Paxil's the only...
...no luck with it. Paxil's the only thing that's worked for me, despite the \"brain fog.\" I just live with it, now...
has gotten away with causing the same problems with Cymbalta...
...I think the Cymbalta withdrawal problems are very ...shame that even after Paxil, Lilly has gotten away with causing the same problems with Cymbal...
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