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How Long Do Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms Last
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 ...Read more
I've been on cymbalta 3 weeks and want to go off it. Will I get withdrawal symptoms or it hasn't been long enough to get them?
Symptoms can occur: It is highly desirable for the dose to be tapered rather than stopped suddenly. The brain needs some time to adapt to the medication not being there and it is better for this to happen gradually. Three weeks would usually be long enough for the medication to have had sufficient effect to make tapering recommended. The actual taper may not need to be very long, just not a sudden stopping. ...Read more
What are common withdrawal symptoms in the process and if cymbalta really helps with fibromyalgia pain. How long does the process take?
Varied time: The time to respond to cymbalta, if a patient will respond, varies. Symptoms may begin to lessen within 2 weeks but it may takes months especially if the Cymbalta needs to be increased, sometimes to 90mg or more if the Cymbalta needs to be stopped it must be tapered down and not stopped abruptly or there may be withdrawal symp[toms or increased depression. ...Read more
Dr said withdrawal symptoms from cymbalta would last about 1 wk, it's been a month still dizzy, sick with major brain fog. What can i do? Unbearable
Is depression back?: Discontinuation syndrome ( or "withdrawal") from antidepressants usually lasts 1-2 weeks but it varies from person to person and can be complicated when other meds or conditions ( medical or psychiatric) are in the mix. When people continue to be symptomatic at 1 months it may be a relapse ( return) or the original symptoms. This is something to discuss and decide with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Varies: They can be completely avoided by coming off Cymbalta in steps under supervision. If you suddenly stop take a high dose, you can develop "discontinuation" symptoms, which can include odd sensations, headaches, flu-like feelings, and gi discomfort. Then you might also have the return of the anxiety, depression, or pain that Cymbalta was helping with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Duloxetine discontinuation, now 15mg, tapering from 60mg during last 30 days, switching to low dose venlafaxine?(because of severe withdrawal symptoms).
I was on cocodamol 30/50 for 2+ years when i stopped had withdrawal symptoms how long does it last?
A week or two: The acute withdrawal (aches, pains, nausea, diarrhea, anxiety, insomnia etc.) last a week or so and gradually improves. Some post-acute withdrawal (paws) may last several months with milder versions of the same symptoms, esp irritability, jitteriness, jerky muscle movements, sleep problems, but usually fully clear within 3 months, with very gradually decreasing symptoms - most people in less time. ...Read more
How long do withdrawal symptoms of 1 year 60 mg duolexotine last ? I tapered off stopped but 2 wks after one momen I feel great then I feel horrible.
Stopped too fast: Tapering off an SSRI seems to vary from person to person. Generally, the slower one tapers, the better . Many of my patients have found it useful to drop 1/2 of a dosage level per 4 weeks. Stopping the meds completely can be extended over many weeks or even a few months. It is not uncommon to feel fine initially but then crash. Speak with your doc about what makes sense for you in this proces ...Read more
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