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A 56-year-old male asked:

I have been on lexapro for 12 months.nothing but headaches, today i have been prescribed cymbalta (duloxetine).would you consider this a better med before i take it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It isn't really a: Matter of being a better medication. It really is about how each medication effects you personally. It is very individual - so i can't predict if you will have a difference in side effects or if one is more effective for you than the other. They are both excellent medications.
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