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What is the treatment for cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

What is the treatment for cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) OD: Supportive medical care with checks on vital signs & alertness, following stomach lavage. ...Read more

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What are the side effects after a cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

What are the side effects after a cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

Various: It is possible to overdose on cymbalta (duloxetine). The effects will vary depending on several factors, such as how much Cymbalta (duloxetine) was taken and whether it was taken with any other medicines. Some symptoms of an overdose can include seizures, drowsiness, and vomiting. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

Cymbalta: Duloxetine hydrochloride / Cymbalta doses are often 30 to 120 mg. Per Drugs.com- "fatal outcomes have been reported for acute overdoses, primarily wi mixed overdoses, but also with duloxetine only, at doses as low as 1000 mg. Signs and symptoms of overdose (duloxetine alone or wi mixed drugs) included somnolence, coma, serotonin syndrome, seizures, syncope, tachycardia, hypotension, hypertension ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cymbalta (duloxetine) overdose?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) OD: Supportive medical care with checks on vital signs & alertness, following stomach lavage. ...Read more

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How much cymbalta (duloxetine) indicates an overdose?

Top usual 60mgm: There has been not found to be any real benefit to more than 60 mgm. Highest studied 120 mgm. Re overdose - sluggishness, drowsiness etc, . ...Read more

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How much Cymbalta (duloxetine) is needed for a fatal overdose?

A very great amount!: This is very poor suicide choice - meds for major depression are designed to be poor choices for suicide. (no surprise). They can be fatal but through organ damage and possibly long suffering. Please talk w/ your therapist about how you are feeling. I hope you find relief. ...Read more

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Neuro is adding Lexapro 2 my meds, hope u can c my med list now! & on Cymbalta (duloxetine) but then quit Cymbalta (duloxetine) after 2wks. These 2 meds safe 2 take together?

Neuro is adding Lexapro 2 my meds, hope u can c my med list now! & on Cymbalta (duloxetine) but then quit Cymbalta (duloxetine) after 2wks. These 2 meds safe 2 take together?

Dose duration matter: Cross-tapering antidepressants is often done to prevent negative side effects from coming off a medicine. Even a medicine that isn't working well enough is often doing 'something' and patients may miss it when it's gone. Although Cymbalta (duloxetine) interacts with A LOT of drugs, Lexapro doesn't. Over a short period (2 weeks), at reasonable doses, there shouldn't be problem. ...Read more

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How effective is cymbalta (duloxetine)?

How effective is cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Fibromyalgia: Fair: This is one of three drugs with fda indication for fibromyalgia as well as a handful of others often used 'off label' in this case it is started at a low dose and tapered up depending on side effects and effectiveness (i personally taper it up much more slowly than recommended to avoid dizziness and drowsiness). ...Read more

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Is duloxetine different from cymbalta? Please advise!

Is duloxetine different from cymbalta? Please advise!

Same medication: Duloxetine is the generic name while Cymbalta (duloxetine) is the brand name. There may be differences In the fillers and binders in the capsules but the active ingredient is the same. It is an SNRI approved for major depression, general anxiety, fibromyalgia and some types of pain. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Please describe the medication: cymbalta (duloxetine)?

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 more

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I was wondering is duloxetine different from cymbalta?

No.: Duloxetine is generic name. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is brand name. They are bioequivalents.. Some could argue brand works better for them than generic and viceversa. But still same drug. ...Read more

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Could cymbalta (duloxetine) be making me feel out of it?

Could cymbalta (duloxetine) be making me feel out of it?

Yes: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can be a great medicine for different problems. However, there has to be a benefit risk assessment. ...Read more

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What is thedifference between cymbalta (duloxetine) and lyrcia?

What is thedifference between cymbalta (duloxetine) and lyrcia?

Lyrica/Cymbalta: Lyrica (pregabalin) is Pregabalin which is used for seizures, Nerve pain, & Fibromyalgia. Cymbalta is a Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake inhibitor type of Antidepressant. ...Read more

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