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cymbalta and abilify together depression

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If your pain is improving and you do not have issues with bowel or bladder incontinence or new/worsening pain/weakness/loss of sensation in the lower ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Report to doc: Sounds good but i'd leave the decision up to your doc.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depression: If you are not comfortable or unsure about the medication your Doctor prescribed then it is advisable to get a second opinion from a Psychiatrist afte ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Barnett
17 years experience Clinical Psychology
Skeptical: A healthy dose of questioning is good. The makers of Cymbalta are under fire for deceptive marketing of this medication, though it's definitely helpfu ... Read More
Dr. Judith Tellerman
41 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depression: If you are not comfortable or unsure about the medication your Doctor prescribed then it is advisable to get a second opinion from a Psychiatrist afte ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deepak Patel
31 years experience Child Psychiatry
Disassociation: Loss of memory of trauma is common in ptsd. It's a good defense mechanism. For survival. Part of your treatment may involve reliving the trauma but on ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Wow! Discuss w/ Dr!: That's a lot of medications and each one brings increased effects of the others with a particular concern in the combo of Cymbalta (duloxetine) and bu ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
42 years experience Psychiatry
You are...: ...Already taking medication that should be treating depression-- Lexapro is an antidepressant that helps both anxiety and depression and Abilify (ari ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
No: I wouldn't. they are different drugs with different mechanisms of action, which may lead to withdrawl. If you are going to stop celexa, I would tape ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): There is room for adjusting by increments of 30 mg. Depending on how long u been on it, but i would not advise making amy changes without consulting y ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
No: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is safe taken long term for depression. You will need to taper off if you ever decide to have a trial off of it.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
Call your doctor: Your doctor will definitely want to know about this. Don't stop or change the dose of the Cymbalta (duloxetine) unless advised by your doctor. If you ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Smith
39 years experience Psychiatry
Low odds: For most, there is no weight gain. For a small minority, it happens. Then you can stop it, or switch, or take a counteracting medicine, or try more ... Read More
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