A 41-year-old member asked:
If i stop taking cymbalta (duloxetine) immediately, will all the side effects stop right away?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: All of the antidepressants can cause withdrawal symptoms. Your body has been used to an increased amount of serotonin and when the medicine is stopped you could experience a lot of different side effects. Sometimes people get headaches, dizziness and nausea. You doctor will often wean you off of this medicine to prevent these symptoms.
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Psychiatry 49 years experience
Stopping medication?: Stopping medications. Suddenly can cause u depressive symptoms to come back . All medication can have side effect , some times if u take it longer u can get-used to it . And if u indeed want to stop the medication do it always gradually.
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Psychiatry 32 years experience
Cymbalta (duloxetine): They might, depending on the dose, but withdrawal symptoms can arise. Talk to your doctor before stopping your medicine.
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