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cymbalta long term use

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
11 years experience Family Medicine
Cymbalta (duloxetine): It's approved for the treatment of depression, neuropathic pain, anxiety, and fibromyalgia. The most common side effects include nausea, dry mouth, h ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Nope, not likely, unless there eventually are other causes for aging memory decline.
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.
Dr. Linda Callaghan
52 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not really.: You need a regular physical yearly and when you take any medications long-term, your doctor usually checks your metabolic profile, complete blood cou ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You should be: tapered off cymbalta (duloxetine) slowly under medical supervision.
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A male asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not harmful : Night sweats can be an uncomfortable side effect of many medications. The night sweats are not a problem alone by themselves. However, night sweats ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
No,i understand: Arthritis of your spine is a very common condition caused by a variety of causes, trauma, degeneration, other systemic condition--tramadol, Cymbalta ( ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Well......: The half-life of Cymbalta (duloxetine) is about 12 hours. It takes about 5 half-lives for medication to essentially be cleared from your system. How ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
6-8 weeks: You may notice some benefit within a couple of weeks, but it will take 6-8 weeks for the full benefit.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): For depression, can take up to 4-6 weeks for full response at optimum dose.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagwinder Sandhu
26 years experience Psychiatry
Withdrawal: Some patients may experience withdrawal symptoms when they suddenly discontinue snri like Cymbalta (duloxetine) which may cause anxiety tingling or el ... Read More
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