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Medicine For Cymbalta Overdose
Yes: Seratonin syndrome can be fatal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
It's not: A question of strength, but of effectiveness and presence of unwelcome side effects. This is something that should be mutually agreed upon by the doctor and patient being treated. ...Read more
Which medecine is better for fibromyalgia liryca or cymbalta (duloxetine)? I am on cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg for the last 10 days I didn't notice any difference yet
Both are good.: Both medicines are good. The Cymbalta (duloxetine) not only helps the pain but the depression that is ubiquitous to the condition. They are often used at the same time. You have to wait at least 3-4 weeks to feel any benefits. The effect is very subtle and you will not feel a dramatic difference as you would a pain pill. ...Read more
Cymbalta (duloxetine) OD: Supportive medical care with checks on vital signs & alertness, following stomach lavage. ...Read more
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
What's a safe way to come off cymbalta (duloxetine) without using other medicine. I have a months worth of pills and doing every other day this week.
It depends.: It depends on the dose and the length of time you've used cymbalta (duloxetine). If on a bigger dose, decrease the dose for at least a week until you have achieved the lowest dose then take this dose for another week before you stop it. However, it is still best to talk to your doctor before you do it. ...Read more
Although entirely different drugs. Would 100 mg of luvox be comparible to 20 mg of cymbalta (duloxetine)?
Can I take cymbalta and paxil (paroxetine) cr together? Will anyone of these drugs cause the other to not work or possibly lower its effect?
My drug plan through work no longer covers Cymbalta (duloxetine). I take this for general anxiety. Is there an alternative I can take that would be less costly?
Depends: I don't know how drug plans work in Canada, but here south of the border, Cymbalta (duloxetine) isn't resorted to unless the patient has tried and failed a number of other drugs; or, if they also have a pain condition that Cymbalta (duloxetine) is approved to treat. If that doesn't apply to you, then many of the later-generation antidepressants and anxiolytics are now available as generics. ...Read more
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?
I am on cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg for fibromyalgia. In short what should I know about this medecine such as the worse side effects and is it an effective medecine?
In general this is a well tolerated medication and often used successfully for people with fm.
Side effects can include skin rashes, nausea, dizziness swelling, and changes in mood either up or down. Always bring any such changes to the attention of the prescribing doctor. ...Read more
With caution: There is a caution about combining the two agents as both can increase the risk of bleeding, by different mechanisms. This however would be true of any serotonergic antidepressant. You should discuss any concerns you have the prescribing physicians. ...Read more
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
Witch mor interactions with many drugs Zoloft or Cymbalta (duloxetine) and witch more safe between them?
Well one is not generally safer then the other, it all depends on which works for you. It also depends on what you are treating and what other medications you are on.
Neither: Whichever medication works for you, and is tolerated by you is the best drug for you. ...Read more
Dr. Donald, interaction between cymbalta (duloxetine) and ritalin, fda has reported on life threatening drug interactions? Http://tinyurl. Com/kkctn5n regards.
Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Ritalin:
I checked your site and nothing came up. Please recheck spelling, so I went to the following site. Please realize that these are percentages based only on the total number of drug reactions reported to the fda. There are also concomitant medical conditions and other medications that are in use. Www. Ehealthme. Com/drug-interactions/cymbalta-and-ritalin-la
please get back to me on this. Since these are not proven interactions, they do not show up in the drug drug interaction literature per se. I have used this combination many times without difficulties. ...Read more