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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause glocama to worsen?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause glocama to worsen?

Cymbalta (duloxetine): Long-term high dose can further raise intra ocular pressure although rarely. Annual eye exams are recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Chang
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I 've decreased the cymbalta (duloxetine) from 60-30mg (1 week ago) to see if it's causing the parethesia i've had. How do I know for sure if it is the cause?

I 've decreased the cymbalta (duloxetine) from 60-30mg (1 week ago) to see if it's causing the parethesia i've had. How do I know for sure if it is the cause?

More questions: I probably have more questions than answers. If you cut the dose and the tingles went away, then likely yes it was the cymbalta (duloxetine). If the tingles are still present the only way to know is to change therapy. Antidepressants are like house keys. Only one fits just right (controls symptoms / minimal adverse events). It's likely to be trial and error to find the right key. ...Read more

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Does Cymbalta (duloxetine) help with hot flashes or does it cause them? I'm seeing mixed reviews. I have severe hot flashes now. I don't want them to get worse!

Does Cymbalta (duloxetine) help with hot flashes or does it cause them?  I'm seeing mixed reviews. I have severe hot flashes now. I don't want them to get worse!

Both: In some people it helps and in others it helps. It is not one of the non-hormonal treatments shown to help with menopausal hot flashes but it is used for depression and some of the chronic pain syndromes. If you have one of those problems it is worth trying and can be stopped if the hot flashes worsen. The most important thing is why you are having the hot flashes. That can determine what helps. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Dysnomia: Antidepressants frequently cause word- finding difficulties. Lowering the dose can cause a risk of a depressive relapse. Also, in my experience lowering the dose does not often solve the problem. ...Read more

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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause fatty liver?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause fatty liver?

Not directly: Fatty liver comes from weight gain. The treatment is weight loss. If you gained weight while on Cymbalta (duloxetine) then indirectly it could cause fatty liver. It is not however any direct effects of the drug on the liver. Rather, it would be more of a direct effect of the drug on your appetite. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause serious forgetfulness?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause serious forgetfulness?

No.: No. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitor and used for major depression especially with associated chronic pain. The forgetfulness maybe caused by the depression and is referred to as "pseudodementia" which disappears when the depression resolves. ...Read more

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Could cymbalta (duloxetine) cause addisons crisis for a patient with addisons?

Cymbalta (duloxetine) ; Addison's: No there is no correlation between the two that I am able to find. Best wishes. ...Read more