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Other name: Duloxetine Duloxetine
Other name: Escitalopram Escitalopram
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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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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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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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Escitalopram (trade names Anxiset E(India) Lexapro, Cipralex, Seroplex, Lexamil, Lexam) is an antidepressant of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) class. It is approved by the Food and Drug Administratio...
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Cymbalta made me kind of nervous so switched back to Lexapro
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" ...for years and my doctor changed me to Cymbalta. I went straight from ...the Lexapro to the Cymbalta and did fine. After several... "

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once daily. In terms of side effects, the dry mouth...
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" ...was a switch from Lexapro. I take 60 mg on alternate days (every 2 days) and sometimes once daily. In terms of side effects, the dry mouth and constipation affected me ...work at all. However, Cymbalta... "

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switched from cymbalta Sunday (?) morning to Lexapro...
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" ...the last few nights. I immediately switched from cymbalta Sunday (?) morning to Lexapro Sunday night. I think ...the two. Usually, I have a problem with itching with lexapro, so if that starts again,... "

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f Lexapro, which has completely killed my sex drive-to the p...
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" ...on 40 mg. of Lexapro, which has completely killed my sex drive-to the point I don't ...my bf. I am switching to Cymbalta due to break through depression symptoms. My question is whether Cymbalta will... "

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veral years, as with most meds, it no longer was effective s...
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" ...my husband was on Lexapro for several years. It had been a great depression med for him. After several years, as with most meds, it no longer was effective so we changed him to Cymbalta. It has also... "

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the morning. That's just what I did with Lexapro so kept u...
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" ...Neuro gave me the Cymbalta because of nerve pain. It has helped immensely with that but ...long shot but tolerable. I also take it first thing in the morning. That's just what I did with Lexapro so... "

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took 4-7 days to go away. It sure does wonders for me...
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" ...switched from that to Lexapro...no tapering and had no problems. I haven't had nausea ...side effects really with Lexapro and the lingering ones from Cymbalta took 4-7 days to go away. It sure does... "

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pregnant my OB switched me to Lexapro. I still had around...
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" I was taking Cymbalta, when we found out I was pregnant my OB switched me to Lexapro. I still had around ...ran out of the Cymbalta, I didnt have any problems or withdrawls. (This was... "

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some of the side effects of Lexapro. I am still on Cymbalta...
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" ...months old. My doctor started me on Lexapro, but was changed to Cymbalta due to some of the side effects of Lexapro. I am still on Cymbalta and feel it has helped a lot. I agree ...I hope that you feel... "

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the Lexapro, I only had some fleeting nausea in the morning...
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" ...them. I had to switch from cymbalta after 2 weeks to Lexapro due to the side effects. On the Lexapro, I only had some fleeting nausea in the morning brought on by yucky smells. Otherwise, it's... "

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