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Cymbalta And Pregnancy
Cymbalta (duloxetine) is an "antidepressant" medication. However, it is an approved treatment for a variety of indications to include (unipolar) depression, anxiety, and chronic pain (related to diabetic neuropathy, musculoskeletal and/or fibromyalgia). Pharmacologically, it primarily enhances 2 different neurotransmitters (serotonin and norepinephrine). It can cause a ...Read more
Complicated: I would suggest asking your specialist in reproductive endocrinology & fertility, this question. They are the ones who do ivf procedures frequently -- as well as follow resulting pregnancies to term. A previous question was answered about this specialty: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#user_questions/189977-what-is-fertility-medicine-specialty. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It Depends: This is something you will want to discuss with your doctor. Any medication exposure during pregnancy can increase the risk of adverse events. However depression itself in a mother can create risks for an unborn child. You will need to consider the risk of taking medication vs the risk of having untreated depression to decide what to do. ...Read more
I am on cymbalta for fibromyalgia pain exacerbated by stress. What alternatives do I have before trying to conceive in the next few months?
I just reviewed the : Please see the following articles. www.epilepsy.com/epilepsy/newsletter/jun11_lamotrigine www.Cymbaltapregnancyregistry.Com registry overview eli lilly and company, the manufacturer of cymbalta, has established a voluntary pregnancy registry to learn more information about pregnant women ... ...Read more
I am having a persistent, sharp pain in my lower left abdomen for the past two days. I take cymbalta and fenugreek daily. I had a c-section ten months ago. I am still nursing. It is not constipation.
I am extremely nauseated every night around 5pm i just had my period and therefore cannot be pregnant I am on cymbalta which causes nausea but I have ?
Nausea: Nausea is a common side effect of many medications and often leads to noncompliance( not taking meds as prescribed). However, nausea may also be secondary to an undiagnosed medical condition like pregnancy, gastritis, or gallstones.Continue current meds and schedule appointment to discuss concerns with primary care provider soon. ...Read more
I'm 12 weeks pregnant and have quit cymbalta, but i'm experiencing "brain zaps" nausea and headaches. Will my baby be safe from all this?
Multiple uses: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is an "antidepressant" medication. However, it is an approved treatment for a variety of indications to include (unipolar) depression, anxiety, and chronic pain (related to diabetic neuropathy, musculoskeletal and/or fibromyalgia). Pharmacologically, it primarily enhances 2 different neurotransmitters (serotonin and norepinephrine). It can cause a variety of side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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