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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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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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with paxil. Cymbalta worked great for my panic attacks, it...
" ...diagnosed as a child I was put on paxil and it helped but later in life was switched to Cymbalta because of sexual side effects with paxil. Cymbalta worked great for my panic attacks, it gave me... "

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Cymbalta after having poor results from Paxil. It helped...
" Took Cymbalta after having poor results from Paxil. It helped to control my anxiety attacks and the underlying depression symptoms. The problem though is getting off this stuff. The withdrawals... "

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has also helped with depression. However, it doesn't help...
" I 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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a turned out to give me utter anorgasmia, so now well be h...
" ...the doctors 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... "

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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, ...worse...also caused weight gain.... "

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was post-partem. I am thankful for the Cymbalta as it helps...
" I had a bad reaction to Paxil, my cognitive ability was ...I was put on Cymbalta because the numbness in my legs became worse. My GP & I ...these anti depressant trials. We thought it was post-partem. I... "

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Cymbalta and found it was not as effective for me. I don't...
" Hi, I have taken Paxil for at least 5 years. It is the best AD for me. I ...at all. It has taken care of my anxiety and depression. Recently I switched to Cymbalta and found it was not as effective for... "

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Cymbalta after having poor results from Paxil. It helped...
" Took Cymbalta after having poor results from Paxil. It helped to control my anxiety attacks and the underlying depression symptoms. The problem though is getting off this stuff. The withdrawals... "

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fine for me. Cymbalta has helped my pain tremendously
" I moved from paxil to cymbalta. For awhile I ...cutting the dose of Paxil. This worked fine for me. Cymbalta... "

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