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A 48-year-old male asked:

If sombody take zoloft 50mg want switch to cymbalta (duloxetine) can start cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg together for one week then well reduce 25mg zoloft tell his off zoloft?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Do this under: medical supervision. You are tapered off the zoloft and simultaneously started on low dose cymbalta (duloxetine). As the zoloft is lowered, the cymbalta (duloxetine) is increased.

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