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Other name: Duloxetine (Duloxetine)
Other name: Paroxetine (Paroxetine)
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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... "

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Cymbalta turned out to give me utter anorgasmia, so now...
" ...would treat me more agressively with meds. Cymbalta turned out to give me utter anorgasmia, so now well be headed for Remeron Paxil or Moclobemide. Paxil causes anorgasmia frequently. Remeron... "

switched me to Cymbalta and I am doing very well and have...
" I started paxil and gained 21lbs. The dr. switched me to Cymbalta and I am doing very well and have had no side effect. Its been about 7 weeks now that I have been on it. I figure until the... "

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gain. Cymbalta didn't do much of anything, and withdrawal...
" Paxil worked first time around, but my depression got worse (picture it: finally able to socialize, then going home and feeling suicidal, but strangely calm. Odd, ...Cymbalta didn't do much of anyt... "

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... "

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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 ... "

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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... "

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