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Okay to change time: Cymbalta (duloxetine) does not need to be taken at a specific time each day, so taking your dose earlier is fine. It is a good idea to be consistent in order to avoid missing doses after you change the time of the day you decide to take your medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What are the pros and cons of the medication cymbalta (duloxetine) at 30mg? I have heard lots of bad long term side effects.
Cymbalta (duloxetine): It's approved for the treatment of depression, neuropathic pain, anxiety, and fibromyalgia. The most common side effects include nausea, dry mouth, headache, diarrhea, constipation, insomnia, dizziness, sleepiness, reduced appetite, sweating, abdominal pain, vomiting, and a decrease in sexual function. ...Read more
How long can one take the prescribed medication cymbalta (duloxetine) or dulexotine? I take 120 mg daily. My mother takes 60mg daily and has since 2012.
Medication effects: Thank you for informing about Depression and Klonopin (clonazepam). Let the Wise woman within you reflect Reason to use: •Cymbalta 120 mg daily when side effect can be worsening of depression. •Klonopin (clonazepam) when side effect can be depression. •Both medications due to increase in dizziness, confusion See Psychiatrist to discuss side effects, interactions of both medications,, decreasing the dose; Therapy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister was prescribed Cymbalta (duloxetine). Is there a copay assistance for this medication? Thank you.
I gained weight while taking cymbalta (duloxetine).How long will it take for medication to completely leave my system..So i can start losing the weight.
Cymbalta (duloxetine) weight gain: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can cause weight gain in several different ways. It can increase your appetite, reduce your sense of satiety when you eat, induce sedation you then attempt to manage by eating more, or improve a depression that caused you to initially lose weight. Your weight loss will depend on why you gained weight. For example, if it was from battling sedation, you can begin to lose weight immediately. ...Read more
Hard one: That is hard to answer. Many cold medications have dextromethorphan or decongestants both of which should be avoided with cymbalta. Here are some things that are safe: tylenol, (acetaminophen) guaifenesin, nasal saline, Honey for cough or sore throat and most throat lozenges I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
I'm having shoulder surgery in a few weeks & was wondering what pain medications they would use if i'm taking cymbalta (duloxetine) ?
No limitation: As long as your liver is not impaired, you should be able to tolerate non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication or vicodin for more serious pain, but make sure you discuss your medications with your doctor and ensure your pharmacy has a list of all of your mediations. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I am on 60mg cymbalta (duloxetine) daily the diarrhea side effect has been constant for the three months being on this medication. How common is this? Stop abupt?
Do Not Stop Abruptly: You need to call prescriber of your Cymbalta (duloxetine) and let them know. Cymbalta (duloxetine) can actually cause constipation too so it may not even be what is causing the diarrhea - which could be from a number of other things. Either way, stopping Cymbalta (duloxetine) abruptly is usually not advised unless another similar medication is being substituted. ...Read more
Is there a pain medication that wont adversely react with cymbalta (duloxetine)? I am currently on tramadol and have stopped taking it since taking cymbalta (duloxetine)
Left and right shoulder pain for past 4 years M.R.I and X-RAY negative many different medications prescribed newest being Cymbalta (duloxetine) but nothing helps.
Osteopathy: I would highly recommend finding an osteopathic doctor (a D.O.) who does Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) who specializes in diagnosing the musculoskeletal system and treating it with their hands and manipulations. It's highly effective, I practice it myself and have had a very successful practice doing so. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on tramidol for arthritis in my spine, and cymbalta (duloxetine) for mood disorder, will these medications cause long term damage? Also I still have pain, why
No,i understand: Arthritis of your spine is a very common condition caused by a variety of causes, trauma, degeneration, other systemic condition--tramadol, Cymbalta (duloxetine) is one of the best arrangement we have for long term management--depending on your particulars like mri, source and quality of pain, other options available--ask your doc. ...Read more
Tension headache easily fatigue i take cymbalta (duloxetine) and for 2 years I have been improved at avery slo rate but not completely i need medication or food s?
Need further evaluat: You may need further evaluation to control your mental health issues. A healthy diet that minimizes processed food, increased lean meat vegetables, non salted nuts and low glycemic index carbs may help. You may need additional meds for headache. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can i do if i take Zoloft is good for my depression not good for anxiety Cymbalta (duloxetine) good fo anxiety not depression? I tried lots of medication
Both: You can take them both together, providing you tolerate it. They kind of work differently, and unlikely to cause any major drug interactions. ONe is a so called ssri (zoloft) which increases serotonin, and the other SNRI ( cymbalta) which increases norepinephrine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can a medication like cymbalta (duloxetine) which raises norepinephrine help with anxiety as Cymbalta (duloxetine) is approved for general anxiety at 60 mg.?
Norepinephrine: Norepinephrine is one of the neurotransmitters involved in attention, pain perception, heart rate, activation of the "fight or flight" system, and many others. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a weak NE reuptake inhibitor ... So, in theory, it keeps more NE from being recycled out of the brain. By keeping more NE, the effects of anxiety on the body are decreased (theoretically). Hope that helps & good luck! ...Read more
I’m on the following medication & would like to fall pregnant. Is it safe? Topiramate, Duloxetine & Quetiapine. If not, what time frame before I try?
Meds and pregnancy: That regimen cannot be maintained if you’re family planning as they’ll be potentially harmful to the baby. You need to consult your prescribing physician and either eliminate these medications or switch them to alternatives that would be considered safe during pregnancy. ...Read more
Can psychotropic medications like buspirone, quetiapine, lamtical and cymbalta (duloxetine) cause tooth decay/ loose?
Indirectly, yes.: The medications you're taking can cause dry mouth, which can in turn result in higher tooth decay and gum disease among other things. This is a good time to connect with your dentist about your medical care & medications; determine if extra steps need to be taken to manage challenges before they become problems. Be well :-). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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