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A 48-year-old male asked:

Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg and 25mg zoloft both together because cymbalta (duloxetine) good for anxiety and zoloft help me for deeprtion?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Don't know why: you would want to do that. Cymbalta (duloxetine) can help with both anxiety & depression. Zoloft can also treat both anxiety & depression. Combining them could increase risk for serotoninergic syndrome. See you are also on ativan and risperidal. Please take only as directed by your physician/ psychiatrist.
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Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 44 years experience
It would be best if your medication is managed by a Psychiatrist. If you are not confident with your doctor please see another for a second opinion. If you are not feeling well you may need a physical exam to find out if you are ill.
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Last updated Jul 27, 2022

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