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Doctor insights on: Are Generic Versions Of Duloxetine As Safe As The Brand Name Drug

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Is it possible to purchase generic version of cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Is it possible to purchase generic version of cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Not yet: No there is currently no generic cymbalta (duloxetine). Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a SNRI dual sertonimn and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. It may be classified as antidepressant, but is not jus an antidepressant. Prescribed for Major Depressive Disorder, Peripheral neuopathic pain, strss incontinence, fibromyalgia, General anxiety disorder, and other anxiety. ...Read more

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Could it be possible that generic Cymbalta (duloxetine) causes much more nausea than brand Cymbalta (duloxetine)...switched 2 months ago ...and see a difference.

Could it be possible that generic Cymbalta (duloxetine) causes much more nausea than brand Cymbalta (duloxetine)...switched 2 months ago ...and see a difference.

Yes: Duloxetine (Cymbalta) is an SNRI medication used for major depression, generalized anxiety, fibromyalgia and some types of pain. A generic has been available for several months now. Although the active ingredient is the same, the binders and fillers in the generic may be different from the brand name, and this can cause differences in efficacy and side effects. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take plavix and cymbalta (duloxetine)? I heard that is not a good drug combination

Is it safe to take plavix and cymbalta (duloxetine)?  I heard that is not a good drug combination

With caution: There is a caution about combining the two agents as both can increase the risk of bleeding, by different mechanisms. This however would be true of any serotonergic antidepressant. You should discuss any concerns you have the prescribing physicians. ...Read more

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Witch mor interactions with many drugs Zoloft or Cymbalta (duloxetine) and witch more safe between them?

Witch mor interactions with many drugs Zoloft or Cymbalta (duloxetine) and witch more safe between them?

Neither: well one is not generally safer then the other, it all depends on which works for you. it also depends on what you are treating and what other medications you are on. ...Read more

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Cymbalta (duloxetine) going generic in a few weeks..Should i feel comfortable switching over to generic?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) going generic in a few weeks..Should i feel comfortable switching over to generic?

Try it!: You obviously know what Cymbalta (duloxetine) is supposed to feel like and what it does for you. You would therefore know if there is any difference while taking the generic. Only people like you can tell us if the generic is good or not. And hopefully you'd save a little money too. If it's not the same, let your doctor know asap and go back on the brand. Thanks for your help! ...Read more