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A 26-year-old male asked:

How long does cymbalta (duloxetine) take to work for severe anxiety? i know it can take few weeks for it to help for depression but is it faster for anxiety?

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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Treatment: for optimal results duloxetine therapy should be assessed at 2, 4, and up to 8 weeks. It offers more longterm benefits compared to short term benefits. Pending response, dose needs to be optimized as indicated and tolerated.
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