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Should I take cymbalta (duloxetine) for back problems?

Should I take cymbalta (duloxetine) for back problems?

Might help: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a norepinephrine and serotonin reuptatke inhibitor. It helps to control pain too even though it is not a pain killer itself. It's good for fibomilgia and as antidepressant. It is somewhat expensive nd may not be covered by insurance ...Read more

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How can I solve my stomach aches and frequent urinating problems when cymbalta (duloxetine) wears off?

How can I solve my stomach aches and frequent urinating problems when cymbalta (duloxetine) wears off?

Taper slowly.: Your question is not clear. If you are stopping Cymbalta (duloxetine) and have these problems then a long slow taper over 4-6 weeks is necessary for some folks. If you are taking the medication regularly tehn the half-life of the medication is long enough not to be the cause and further evaluation needs to be undertaken. ...Read more

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Would skipping one dose of cymbalta-60 for a day ...Be a problem?

U might feel : Some uncomfortable effects from missing 1 dose, but go ahead and resume your normal dose.U should be ok. ...Read more

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Has cymbalta (duloxetine) been associated with sinus problems?

Has cymbalta (duloxetine) been associated with  sinus problems?

I did not see sinus: Problems listed for cymbalta (duloxetine). However per drugs.Com it can cause side effects such as eye pain, congested nose ; ears, headache, bad breath ; change in taste. These types of symptoms might be lead one to wonder about sinus problems. ...Read more

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If cymbalta (duloxetine) causes all types of withdrawal problems why has eli lilly down played this and if compared to an illegal drug why still on the market?

If cymbalta (duloxetine) causes all types of withdrawal problems why has eli lilly down played this  and if  compared to an illegal drug why  still on the market?

Wrong forum: I believe your question us for the ffa. It won't help you much to express anger at a drug company or the fda on this site where we are here as volunteers to help people with their health symptoms. ...Read more

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Been taking cymbalta (duloxetine) for almost a year now and just got diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Could I have been taking wrong medicine for the wrong problem ?

Been taking cymbalta (duloxetine) for almost a year now and just got diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Could I have been taking wrong medicine for the wrong problem ?

Vraiment ?: For what reason were you taking the Cymbalta (duloxetine) ? If its for neuropathic pain (symptomatic relief ) the cause may be related to the thyroid disorder !. Glad you were able to identify the thyroid issue. Keep on top of it as your medication need may fluctuate over time. Watch for change in skin, bowel habits, hair loss, energy level, heat /cold intolerance, palpitations. Bon chance mon amis ! ...Read more

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I'm taking cymbalta (duloxetine) which is known to reduce the amount you urinate can this cause kidney problems and how quickly?

I'm taking cymbalta (duloxetine) which is known to reduce the amount you urinate can this cause kidney problems and how quickly?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): If you have any kidney concerns with pain or a change in your urine this can only be tested by blood or a urine sample. I think you may be misunderstanding how urine is made and processed. And given your confusion this may be best addressed in person with your personal physician. ...Read more