A 44-year-old female asked:
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can cymbalta (duloxetine) cause permanent alteration of heart rate? took 60mg twice 1.5 m ago for anxiety, discont'ed due to palpitations, still have palpitations

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Dr. Deborah Lim
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Other causes: Side-effects of cymbalta (duloxetine) should lessen with discontinuation of the medication. If you have stopped it for more than a few days or weeks and still experience similar palpitations, you should see your dr to discuss other causes of palpitations
Answered on Jan 15, 2015

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