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Cymbalta for Pain
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I took 30mg of Cymbalta once daily for the past 6 months and experienced excruciating bilateral Achilles tendinitis while on the medication. I kept taking the medication because it greatly diminished my depression-better than any drug ever has. However, the pain in both legs/feet was so horrible I could barely walk on most days. So far I've been off of the drug for 2 days and the pain has already subsided by about 70%. I gained 9 lbs on Cymbalta. I was great for depression and for fibromyalgia pain.
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.
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.
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.
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
Any comments would be appreciated
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
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!!
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