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is drinking coffee with cymbalta (duloxetine) a bad idea.....does cymbalta (duloxetine) increase caffeine as luvox does?

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Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Just so you do not go overboard with the coffee. 1-2 cups a day ok. More then that and you might have issues. Hope this was helpful. Dr R
Answered on Jul 4, 2015
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Just be cautious: Yes they do interact, avoid caffeinated beverages , probably use decaffeinated ones, wish you wellness
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