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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dysnomia: Antidepressants frequently cause word- finding difficulties. Lowering the dose can cause a risk of a depressive relapse. Also, in my experience loweri ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
These side: Effects may resolve with time. Keep your doctor informed of your side effects.
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Side effects: Sometimes medications can make symptoms worse which they supposedly treat especially when talking about the antidepressant class of drugs. However, yo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: You do not indicate why you are taking these medications or for how long. It is not wise to discontinue any medication without discussing it with you ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Cymbalta (duloxetine): When orally administered it is well absorbed. There is an average 2-hour lag until absorption begins with maximum plasma concentrations occurring abou ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
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A multi-use medicine: Duloxetine increases the amount of norepinephrine and serotonin in the tiny space between neurons for a few microseconds. More importanly for the tre ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Is an nsri, or a norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitor. This means that Cymbalta (duloxetine) slows the breakdown of both of these neurotransmi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pain/ depression: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is as effective as any other antidepressant. So what makes it special? Its ability to improve diabetic peripheral neuropathic p ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not an addictive medication but if abused may lead and result in the classic cycle of addiction for a long period of time. Cy ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Tan
Dr. Edwin Tan answered
49 years experience Psychiatry
Same drugs: Cymbalta is the brand name of duloxetine (generic name).
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Duloxetine: My understanding is that the patent for cymbalta (duloxetine) expired in December 2013 and that a generic is available.

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