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A 21-year-old male asked:

I'm switching from cymbalta (duloxetine) to prozac so i can get off do i really have to take prozac before i can go off it as we'll. just using prozac as a halfway?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Check game plan.: Everyone who is being tapered from Cymbalta (duloxetine) does not have to hake prozac. However, there may be good reasons why your doctor wants to switch you to this medication . It is possible that this medications will work better for you. It is always best to talk it over with the prescribing doctor so you understand the game plan.

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Last updated Mar 16, 2021

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