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Adhd And Cymbalta
Can cause agitation: Medications like Cymbalta (duloxetine) can cause activation and agitation causing restlessness and possible poor concentration. This is not adhd per se, but if you are more agitated and activated on the cymbalta, (duloxetine) it may mimic 'hyperactivity'. Please consult your prescribing physician as this may be a side effect of the Cymbalta (duloxetine) requiring an adjustment or change in medication. ...Read more
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd) (Definition)
A bio-psycho-social disorder characterized by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD typically interferes with daily functioning or mental and social development. It is usually present in childhood, continuing into adulthood, and is genetically transmitted. ...Read more
I take 15mg er Dexedrine for ADHD. I recently added in 30mg dr cymbalta (duloxetine). I've heard this can be a bad combo but psych prescribed it. Is it bad????
I would talk with Dr: Without causing unnecessary panic here... I would talk to your Dr or nurse on call today. There is an interaction listed with these 2 drugs that simple web searches will detail. If you just recently started the Cymbalta (duloxetine) it should be ok to stop immediately. Call your Dr. ...Read more
Past month in high school took some new pills Cymbalta (duloxetine) and my other ADHD med and my ADHD med was making me throw up so I got off of it so what do I do?
See your doctor: Many medications can cause side effects especially when you start them initially. Try not to stop medications suddenly without a discussion with your doctor. Not all medications work for everyone and your provider can help you find a regimen of medications that work for you and decrease your side effects ...Read more
Not directly: Fatty liver comes from weight gain. The treatment is weight loss. If you gained weight while on Cymbalta (duloxetine) then indirectly it could cause fatty liver. It is not however any direct effects of the drug on the liver. Rather, it would be more of a direct effect of the drug on your appetite. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Cymbalta (duloxetine) is approved for treatment of major depression. Most of the consumer marketing has focusted on its use in pain conditions. It is in the class of snri drugs that are effective anti depressants and anti anxiety drugs. In my practice I have found it very useful and have seen it help many persons with depression. ...Read more
Interaction checker: "Using gabapentin together with DULoxetine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment." See: http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=1147-0, 949-2273 ...Read more
Yes, but: The diet has been tested and even dr. Oz withdrew his support for it. The diet is extreme and unhealthy and may cause nutritional deficiencies that can even cause depression. I do not endorse this diet and the fda, webmd, and the british medical system do not support it either. ...Read more
Yes: Antidepressants in general can cause sexual side effects, which include decreased interest, inability to maintain an erection (in men) or maintain arousal, and/or inability to have an orgasm. All of these effects are mediated by a specific serotonin receptor. Of course, depression itself can lower interest in sex. ...Read more
Can be taken: Together. No issues with this combination!Get a more detailed answer ›
Cymbalta dosing: 20mg of Cymbalta is on the low end of the dosing range for this medication, but everyone responds differently to medication. Some people are more sensitive to medication effects and can have response to low doses. It does take 4 to 6 weeks for an antidepressant to have full effects at a particular dose, so you do have to wait a bit for the effects to kick in. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes, it's average daily dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Talk to your doc: Everyone reacts differently to different medications and it is not outside the realm of possibility that you react negatively to cymbalta (duloxetine). I noticed that you also have some thyroid involvement given the metformin. The best path is to talk with your physician about your symptoms and determine together how best to proceed. ...Read more
Not really!: Usually is used to treat pain!Get a more detailed answer ›
Cymbalta (duloxetine): 60mg. Per day. Very few cases may require 90mg. Up to 120mg. ...Read more
Per Drugs. Com:: 'psychiatric side effects including agitation (6%) and anxiety (3%) have been reported. Irritability, lethargy, nervousness, nightmare, restlessness, and sleep disorders have been reported frequently. Completed suicide, mania, manic switching, mood swings, pressure of speech, sluggishness, attempted suicide, aggression and anger have been reported infrequently.' did not see depression listed as a. ...Read more
It's not so much:
A matter of strength. They work differently and are used for different types of pain.
Tramadol is usually prescribed for acute or temporary pain and can be taken as needed. Sometimes this is not the case, but that's generally the idea.
Cymbalta is prescribed when pain is long term or chronic, and needs to be taken daily. If it's not taken as prescribed it will be much less effective. ...Read more
It could: Antidepressants can have varying effects on weight. That being said, Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not one of the "weight gainers" where the probability is that the person is going to gain weight. All in all Cymbalta (duloxetine) should be weight neutral or not cause a change in weight or at most vary by +- 5-10 pounds. ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine) lasts longer: Prozac primarily blocks serotonin reuptake. Cymbalta (duloxetine) blocks norepinephrine & serotonin reuptake. Prozac lasts up to 2 wks in your system after the last dose. Cymbalta (duloxetine) also is used to treat pain & depression. Prozac can help for some anxiety disorders, bulimia & depression. It has variable efficacy in borderline personality disorder. ...Read more
Either might work: There are three fda approved approaches, lyrica, cymbalta, and savella (milnacipran). Would note that the latter two can cause nausea, and perhaps risk a little higher with cymbalta, but, if taken after food, can be mitigated. Would recommend you get some samples, and try for about 4 weeks, and see how you tolerate both the effects and side effects. ...Read more
Yes: Acamprosate has no known drug interactions, and can be used safely with the other medications. Your doctor should have explained to you the many forms of hidden alcohol you need to avoid when taking Antabuse (disulfiram). If different doctors are prescribing the different medicines, you need to let them know all the medicines you are taking. ...Read more