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A 21-year-old male asked:

on cymbalta (duloxetine) 20 mg switching to prozac 10 to come off cymbalta (duloxetine) doc said take prozac one day then cymbalta (duloxetine) another for a week serotonin snydrome risk?

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Dr. Keith Goldstein
Occupational Medicine 39 years experience
Switch to Prozac (fluoxetine): Taking alternate doses of Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Prozac while transitioning to Prozac will allow serotonin level to stabilize to minimize the risk of serotonin syndrome.

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