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I am on 60mg cymbalta (duloxetine) daily the diarrhea side effect has been constant for the three months being on this medication. how common is this? stop abupt?
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Dr. James Goodpasteranswered
Dentistry 31 years experience
Do Not Stop Abruptly: You need to call prescriber of your Cymbalta (duloxetine) and let them know. Cymbalta (duloxetine) can actually cause constipation too so it may not even be what is causing the diarrhea - which could be from a number of other things. Either way, stopping Cymbalta (duloxetine) abruptly is usually not advised unless another similar medication is being substituted.
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