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Other Names: Duloxetine

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Other Names: Paroxetine   Paxil CR   Seroxat   Paroxetine HCl
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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
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a week later to 60mg of cymbalta. No problem at all....
...to 60mg of Cymbalta overnight.  Actually I went from the paxil to 30mg of Cymbalta then a week later to 60m...
the paxil withdrawal and went to Cymblata. DON'T. I would...
I did the paxil withdrawal and went to Cymblata. DON'T. I would lay on my cellar floor and ...about suicide. I was on Cymbalta for six weeks. I...
for about a week, but then went to 60mg. with no problems...
...I went down from 10mg. of Lexapro to five for two night, and onto 30mg. of Cymbalta.  I had some nausea for about a week, but then went to 60mg. with no problems.  My...
put on Cymbalta the first visit with my pain specialist....
I was put on Cymbalta the first visit with my pain specialist. We tried it ...try Paxil. Now I take 50mg of Paxil with my Nortritylin and ...no problem switching to Paxil from Cymbalta...
that up, with Cymbalta. It helping with burning sensations...
...have been concidering changing from Paxil to Cymbalta for my anxiety and depression, and ...mess that up, with Cymbalta. It helping with burning sensations ...enzymes while on Cymbalta, but...
thinking of switching from Paxil to Cymbalta, but the more...
...been thinking of switching from Paxil to Cymbalta, but the more I ...so. I hope your stiffness subsides, once you...
you. I just changed from Paxil to Cymbalta a few days ago...
...of Cymbalta I would appreciate any feedback on how Cymbalta has worked for you. I just changed from Paxil to Cymbalta a few days...
Doctor has swapped her from paxil to cymbalta - but I would...
...paxil cause infertility?? I have a friend on paxil who has been trying ...trying IVF. Can paxil cause infertility? She ...its effects. Her Doctor has swapped her from paxil to cymbalta -...
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...stop taking. And I went from Paxil to cymbalta. But they titrated me off Paxil and started me on cymbalta. I don't remember exactly how but they decreased the pax...
psychiatrist about changing from Paxil to Cymbalta. I hope...
After doing some research, I'm going to ask my psychiatrist about changing from Paxil to Cymbalta. I hope it'll kill two birds with one stone. Since it is a...
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