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Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) 60 every other day to quit? i can't afford more and still have 60mg capsules..it makes you gain weight and feel un interested! tx

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Cymbalta (duloxetine): I understand your concern. Cymbalta is used to treat Major Depression and Anxiety. It can cause feeling uninterested and weight gain. If it has not helped you with depression, discuss with your Psychiatrist to decrease it gradually from 60mg/day to 40mg/day; have Therapy. Observe for any withdrawal symptoms, if none, decrease the dose again; continue Therapy. Focus on Achievements in your Life!

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Last updated Apr 1, 2016

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