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A 49-year-old male asked:

is shallow breathing a very rare side effect of cymbalta-seem to get 2 hours after med kicks is and goesaway 6 hours later?

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Dr. Eliezer Schwartz
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
Let your doc know!: Shallow breathing is considered among the more serious side effects to cymbalta; therefore, you should inform your doctor as soon as possible.

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What other than asthma can cause trouble breathing?

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