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A 49-year-old female asked:

I cant afford cymbalta (duloxetine) anymore and i think it will make me fat. i want to stop but only have 60 mg tabs left.. can i skip every other day or stop?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Work w/ Dr!: Termination of prescribed meds should be done w/ the doctor. W/drawal can be very severe! Read this FDA paper please: http://www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/PsychopharmacologicDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/UCM172866.pdf Eli Lilly might be culpable so they might help w/ costs. Be careful!

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Last updated May 26, 2016

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