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Other names: Duloxetine
Method of use: Pill
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Duloxetine (sold under the brand names Cymbalta, Ariclaim, Xeristar, Yentreve, Duzela) is a serotonin-no...
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that Sara girl
Ohmygosh, I'm TERRIFIED! I was on 120mg Cymbalta for 1 year, off for 3-1/2 years, then back on it (60mg this time) in January for just 2 months. I just started taking 20mg of Fetzima TODAY! I'm reading mixed reviews and I don't know what to think. I'm taking it for depression/fibro, but a lot of the health forums (webmd, Mayo clinic, drugs.com) say "NOT TO BE USED FOR FIBROMYALGIA"...I'm so confused!?!?? I guess we'll see, I know everybody is different.

greenlover
I hate 2 things about this drug=the total feeling of I don't give a shit about anything & worst of all sweating like a pig.

CybaltaUser
Cymbalta causing Tendonitis (Achilles)
On day 7 after starting 30mg Cymbalta I began experiencing minor pain in my right achilles tendon just at the top and back of heel. By day 10 the pain was so severe I could barely walk. This was not listed as a common side effect so I did not suspect the Cymbalta until a few days later when I missed a dose and the pain subsided a bit. After I took the next days dose I could barely walk again because of the severe pain. I experimented on and off with the Cymbalta for a couple weeks and sure enough every time I took the drug I had severe pain in my achilles tendon, peaking at about 20 hrs after taking and subsiding gradually until completely gone at 48 hrs post dose. It has now been over a week since pain subsided from my last dose and I have not had any trouble with my achilles in that time. I was prescribed 30mg every morning to treat depression.

Bon Bon
I took it for a couple of years. I couldn't really tell I was improving. Instead I gained 40 plus lbs and ended up with liver damage. Felt terrible until I insisted I be taken off of it. It didn't work for me at all.

Mj1985
I was wondering about cymbalta and liver damage. I take 60 mg daily. It helps me a lot,but still concerned about effects it may have for long term use on liver. Anyone know about this?

JNLO
Can Cymbalta be taken with Zithromax?

Trevor
Citalopram to Cymbalta
I have Major Depressive Disorder and PTSD from the Military. I do not trust the VA and go to a Civilian Doctor who told me, with a DNA test, my genetic pattern showed Cymbalta would work better in my system, due to this DNA testing I am excited, as Citalopram poops out after awhile. Was taking 40mg, she is taking me down to 20mg of that and 30mg of Cymbalta, also, then it goes to 40mg of Cymbalta. I have a VERY severe condition, I also take Mirtazipine and so, lets see how it works.
Any comments would be appreciated

Lisa Ybarra
I have been on cymbalta for a long time now I'm on liesenapror for high blood pressure and my wight part ofy eyes are yellow and on flow max to help me go pee my anxiety has max out so I am now on 1.0 xanax 4 times a day and yet no one doctor has said it was a side effects to this they just give me another pill for these what do u think I should do on how to come off this on my own
May 30, 2015
Mine eyes turned yellow and sure enough I had liver damage!

MelBurchell
Cymbalta and sugar cravings. HELP!!
I've been on Cymbalta around 3 months, it saved my life. My 16 year old daughter was killed in a car accident and I was losing my mind. It really helped me in so many ways, the only down fall is, I crave and binge on sugary foods. I don't know what to do, I can't get back mentally to where I was before taking this medicine, and I don't want to become over weight neither. HELP!!

Dr.Chowdhury Md. Ikramul Latif
Is duloxetin a more potent antidepressant tbnan Mirtazepine or Fluxetin?
Is it safe to use Duloxetine to relieve the neuropathic pain without having the possibility of developing a Bipolar episode?
Is Duloxetinre a potent analgesic?

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that Sara girl
Ohmygosh, I'm TERRIFIED! I was on 120mg Cymbalta for 1 year, off for 3-1/2 years, then back on it (60mg this time) in January for just 2 months. I just started taking 20mg of Fetzima TODAY! I'm reading mixed reviews and I don't know what to think. I'm taking it for depression/fibro, but a lot of the health forums (webmd, Mayo clinic, drugs.com) say "NOT TO BE USED FOR FIBROMYALGIA"...I'm so confused!?!?? I guess we'll see, I know everybody is different.

greenlover
I hate 2 things about this drug=the total feeling of I don't give a shit about anything & worst of all sweating like a pig.

CybaltaUser
Cymbalta causing Tendonitis (Achilles)
On day 7 after starting 30mg Cymbalta I began experiencing minor pain in my right achilles tendon just at the top and back of heel. By day 10 the pain was so severe I could barely walk. This was not listed as a common side effect so I did not suspect the Cymbalta until a few days later when I missed a dose and the pain subsided a bit. After I took the next days dose I could barely walk again because of the severe pain. I experimented on and off with the Cymbalta for a couple weeks and sure enough every time I took the drug I had severe pain in my achilles tendon, peaking at about 20 hrs after taking and subsiding gradually until completely gone at 48 hrs post dose. It has now been over a week since pain subsided from my last dose and I have not had any trouble with my achilles in that time. I was prescribed 30mg every morning to treat depression.

Bon Bon
I took it for a couple of years. I couldn't really tell I was improving. Instead I gained 40 plus lbs and ended up with liver damage. Felt terrible until I insisted I be taken off of it. It didn't work for me at all.

Mj1985
I was wondering about cymbalta and liver damage. I take 60 mg daily. It helps me a lot,but still concerned about effects it may have for long term use on liver. Anyone know about this?

JNLO
Can Cymbalta be taken with Zithromax?

Trevor
Citalopram to Cymbalta
I have Major Depressive Disorder and PTSD from the Military. I do not trust the VA and go to a Civilian Doctor who told me, with a DNA test, my genetic pattern showed Cymbalta would work better in my system, due to this DNA testing I am excited, as Citalopram poops out after awhile. Was taking 40mg, she is taking me down to 20mg of that and 30mg of Cymbalta, also, then it goes to 40mg of Cymbalta. I have a VERY severe condition, I also take Mirtazipine and so, lets see how it works.
Any comments would be appreciated

Lisa Ybarra
I have been on cymbalta for a long time now I'm on liesenapror for high blood pressure and my wight part ofy eyes are yellow and on flow max to help me go pee my anxiety has max out so I am now on 1.0 xanax 4 times a day and yet no one doctor has said it was a side effects to this they just give me another pill for these what do u think I should do on how to come off this on my own
May 30, 2015
Mine eyes turned yellow and sure enough I had liver damage!

MelBurchell
Cymbalta and sugar cravings. HELP!!
I've been on Cymbalta around 3 months, it saved my life. My 16 year old daughter was killed in a car accident and I was losing my mind. It really helped me in so many ways, the only down fall is, I crave and binge on sugary foods. I don't know what to do, I can't get back mentally to where I was before taking this medicine, and I don't want to become over weight neither. HELP!!

Dr.Chowdhury Md. Ikramul Latif
Is duloxetin a more potent antidepressant tbnan Mirtazepine or Fluxetin?
Is it safe to use Duloxetine to relieve the neuropathic pain without having the possibility of developing a Bipolar episode?
Is Duloxetinre a potent analgesic?

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