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Cymbalta Lethal Dose
U might feel: Some uncomfortable effects from missing 1 dose, but go ahead and resume your normal dose. U should be ok. ...Read more
53 yo on 60 mg cymbalta (duloxetine) for 6 yrs. Bad word retrieval issues last 2 yrs. Is cymbalta (duloxetine) the cause and will decreasing dose help symptoms?
My wife dropped cymbalta (duloxetine) dose from 60mg to 30MG 2 days ago. She was on 60 for 2 years. How long will it take to determine if the lower dose is right.
Is it safe to eat 1/2 a grapefruit in the morning while taking my daily dose of cymbalta (duloxetine) at night?
No!: It's quite risky and very foolish. The problem is that it drastically increases the risks of bad side effects and extends the time the drug remains in you up to 9X! So you in effect get an overdose. It's serious - don't. Read this to help you understand. Http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/482204-can-i-eat-grapefruit-while-taking-cymbalta/ ...Read more
How high a dose of gabapenten can I take while taking 60 mgs of cymbalta, (duloxetine) I'm currently taking 300 mgs of gabapenten.
May increase: Gabapentin is safe and there are no interactions with cymbalta (duloxetine). Sometimes the dose is increased to as high as 900 mg three times a day. This would need to be increased by your doctor, slowly over months based on symptoms and all your other medications and conditions. As with any medication you want to use the lowest dose possible to get the desired results. Results with gabapentin take time. ...Read more
I take a daily 60mg dose of duloxetine (cymbalta) for depressions and have done so for five years. I would now like to come off it. Any advice?
Taper off: Slowly under medical supervision.Get a more detailed answer ›
I went from 60 to 40 cymbalta (duloxetine) seems ok steady state in 4 doses. Friend doing opposite from 40 to 60. Would 4 doses bring him up to steady state?
Yes: Steady state works the same way whether the dose is going up or coming down. ...Read more
What is the max dose of cymbalta (duloxetine) for gad? Was on for 2 yrs, went off 3 months to see if need. Back on 4mo now & isn't working. My dose then & now-60mg
Have refill on 30 mg cymbalta, (duloxetine) but doc increased dose to 60 2 weeks ago. Should I refill 30 or request script for 60? Does it matter?
Ask for 60: And double up on the 30 mg pills you have at home-I am sure that this will not be an issue. ...Read more
I am on 40 milagrams of cymbalta (duloxetine) but my dr just increased it to twice a day at the same dose. Is this going to make me tired? I am also on addreall
Can cymbalta (duloxetine) stop working? Started dose @ 60mg up to 120mg a day after 3months. Slowly over this past month, I've noticed the anxiety returning. HELP.
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Yes, it's average daily dose.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cymbalta (duloxetine): 60mg. Per day. Very few cases may require 90mg. Up to 120mg. ...Read more
How much time do you recommend between a dose of 90mg cymbalta (duloxetine) and a 100mg gabapentin?
At what dose does Cymbalta (duloxetine) relieve neuropathy and pain. Would a combo of gabapenten and cymbalta (duloxetine) work together synergistically.
60 to 120mg: It may have a synergistic effect. They work very differently. Side effects more common as dosing go's up ...Read more
If you titrated to a higher dose of Cymbalta, (duloxetine) but forgot to take it one time (a one-time 24hr gap), will the evaluation period of 6-8 wks be impacted?
Taking 40 mg of Cymbalta (duloxetine) for anxiety/depression -not helping. Is just too low a dose?
Please let your: Prescriber know - the dose is usually titrated up over time. ...Read more
Dr. Lowered dose from 60 to 30 cymbalta (duloxetine)...Making me to hyper. Am bipolar...Could 30 possibly work
I have been on cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg for major depression, it has stopped working. I was wondering if I ad another 60mg to my dose?
Medicine: Please don't! check with your prescribing doctor before you make any changes to medicine he or she has prescribed. ...Read more
What is your opinion would the dose range be for OCD for cymbalta-30 does not seem to help.-and I've heard that 90 hard on the liver.60 helps somewhat?
What do you think?: Since the impact of ocd is on your thoughts and your behavior, what do you think about acting on your own behalf whatever the dosage of a drug you end up with? After years of using your mind in ways that are causing problems, much of what you do and think are habits and you'll need to unlearn them even with the right drug at the right level. Consider a good cbt therapist with experience in ocd. ...Read more
Does cymbalta (duloxetine) 6o mg cause weight gain? I have been taking it ten years, but have also gone through menopause. Would a lower dose help me to lose?
Probably too risky:
weight gain is a complex thing: with cymbalta (duloxetine) "patients had a small weight loss early in treatment, returned to baseline weight in succeeding weeks, and had a mean weight increase of 2.1 kg. After 52 weeks of treatment."
Cymbalta 60 mg is effective for major depressive disorder - lowering or stopping would invite severe relapse. Entrust yourself to an accomplished psychiatrist. ...Read more
Switching from Effexor (venlafaxine) to cymbalta reduced my drowsiness, after 2 month on cymbalta again I'm drowsy. Tapered dose from 60mg to 30mg last week. Regards?
Check MTHFR: Genotype 677 ; 1298. Almost 100% of people treated for depression for extended periods of time are positive for these genes. It is related to low folate (folic acid) ; B12 levels which causes fatigue. Getting treated can help all your meds work much better because your body will finally be able to make its own serotonin, nor-epi, ; dopamine.Tx is safer than placebo-15mg of l-methylfolate (folic acid), p5p 50mg, 4mg b12. ...Read more
Yes: You might try all sorts of combinations under the watchful guidance of your psychiatrist. In your case the difficult decisions will have more to do with the Ativan (lorazepam) (1 mg twice a day) as you might be experiencing problems with rebound anxiety and precipitation of depression. Don't make any medication changes without consulting with your doctor. ...Read more
Took my first dose of 30mg of Cymbalta (duloxetine) about 5 hours ago and am now experiencing a burning sensation in my eyes. Should I continue?
Going for a stress test and echocardiogram. Would changing dose of cymbalta (duloxetine) from 30 mg to 60mg that week effect either of these tests?
Would 40 mg of Cymbalta (duloxetine) generally be considered to low a dose for ocd/depression/anxiety. I am contemplating going to 60 with my dr's approval.
Not low: Since 60mg per day is the recommended maximum dose per day. Yes, do discuss with your doctor about why and what symptoms you need greater control over. ...Read more
Can 60 mg of cymbalta (duloxetine) cause a bipolar patient more anxiety or is the dose perhaps too low?
60 mg of: Cymbalta (duloxetine) could possibly cause a bipolar patient to flip into hypomania or mania (which might be interpreted as anxiety). If you feel worse on Cymbalta (duloxetine) please let your prescribing provider know promptly. Anxiety can occur with Cymbalta (duloxetine) with or without the presence of bipolar disorder. ...Read more