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Tapering off cymbalta (duloxetine) from 30mg one week every day to one week every other day then stop. Is this ok?

Tapering off cymbalta (duloxetine) from 30mg one week every day to one week every other day then stop. Is this ok?

Yes ok: It's ok, Cymbalta (duloxetine) has very minimal problems with discontinuation unlike a lot of ssri medicine. However the only warning, is knowing that u might be running a risk of recurrence of anxiety, depression or pain in few weeks.

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Thinking of retrying viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride). Going to 30 of cymbalta from 60 for a week. Stopping cymbalta and starting 20 viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride). Make sense?

Buckle up: I am not sure this will be comfortable for you but everyone is unique! Cymbalta (duloxetine) withdrawal is notorious in terms of how tough it can be although not everyone experiences this. I think your prescribing physician is smart by getting as low as possible with the Cymbalta (duloxetine) prior to the transition. You may want to pour some beads out of the Cymbalta (duloxetine) capsule to get the dose lower before the transition!

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I titrated from 60mg of cymbalta (duloxetine) down to 30mg. Now am taking 1/2 the beads out of the 30mg cap. How many mgms should I go down to before stopping?

Gradual: It's appropriate that you titrated the cymbalta, (duloxetine) and I hope you're doing this with your doctor's assistance and supervision.

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Is stopping cymbalta (duloxetine) after a month dangerous?

Depends: It really depends on for what condition Cymbalta (duloxetine) was prescribed and what was the total dose taken.

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I strat Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg since one week bu gave me side effects I go to pipi too often and make me wake up to do att night what can I do?

I strat Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg since one week bu gave me side effects I go to pipi too often and make me wake up to do att night what can I do?

Speak to doctor: If you believe your symptoms of frequent urination started as a result of the initiation of this medication then, you should talk to the doctor who prescribed it so they can either change it or send you for testing to be sure you don't have something else going on that you may be interpreting as a side effect but may not be. I wouldn't suddenly stop the medication though without asking the doctor.

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I have no dr or insurance. I'm stopping cymbalta (duloxetine). Went from 60 to 30mgms. Now splitting 30mg cap 50%. How much more decrease? I don't want withdrawals

I have no dr or insurance. I'm stopping cymbalta (duloxetine). Went from 60 to 30mgms. Now splitting 30mg cap 50%. How much more decrease? I don't want withdrawals

No more taper: There is no need to taper after 1 week on 15 mg a day of cymbalta (duloxetine). If you haven't had any withdrawal this far, it is unlikely you will have any withdrawal. I am concerned that you might be stopping because you have no money. If you were not taking it for depression, then don't worry. However, if you have depression see if there is a free clinic in your area that can either provide you the services or refer you to someone who will provide services on a sliding scale. Who ever prescribes will most likely have access to the cost of various standard antidepressants. Some of them can be obtained as low as four dollars a month or less.

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If sombody take Zoloft 50mg want switch to Cymbalta (duloxetine) can start Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg together for one week then well reduce 25mg Zoloft tell his off zoloft?

If sombody take Zoloft 50mg want switch to Cymbalta (duloxetine) can start Cymbalta (duloxetine) 30mg together for one week then well reduce 25mg Zoloft tell his off zoloft?

Do this under: Medical supervision. You are tapered off the zoloft and simultaneously started on low dose cymbalta (duloxetine). As the zoloft is lowered, the cymbalta (duloxetine) is increased.

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What are the medical concerns for stopping 100mg Adderall habit? Abuse has lasted 6mos. Also on 60mg cymbalta, 5mg abilify, (aripiprazole) and 1 mg suboxone.

What are the medical concerns for stopping 100mg Adderall habit? Abuse has lasted 6mos. Also on 60mg cymbalta, 5mg abilify, (aripiprazole) and 1 mg suboxone.

Few: For the most part, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is out of your system quickly, each day it wears off and a person then takes it the next day. You may be tired for a couple of days after you stop the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Otherwise, it should be okay. I hope you are seeing a physician, preferably an addictionologist or addiction psychiatrist to monitor you and help you with your problems.

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Can serotonin toxicity occur after taking Cymbalta (duloxetine) 40 days and then changing to lexamil 20mg immediately on stopping cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Can serotonin toxicity occur after taking Cymbalta (duloxetine) 40 days and then changing to lexamil 20mg immediately on stopping cymbalta (duloxetine)?

It is complex: Usually it should not have serotonin toxicity. Cymbalta (duloxetine) 40mg is not a high dose and Lexapro 20mg is a normal dose too. You took them one after another, should not cause difficulties, they are metabolized from your body. However, if you are using other chemicals or ingested things to interact with them, serotonin toxicity can't be completely rule out. You can check the symptoms of serotonin toxicit

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I start Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg one week ago it make me erectile dysfunction do well go away later on?

I start Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg one week ago it make me erectile dysfunction do well go away later on?

Erectile dysfunction: This is one of the complications of this class of drug. I would tell your physician about it as he may be able to counteract this with other medication

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Am I at risk of serotonin syndrome I'm switching to to Prozac from cymbalta (duloxetine). One day Prozac one day cymbalta (duloxetine) for a week. Then Prozac all for a month?

Am I at risk of serotonin syndrome I'm switching to to Prozac from cymbalta (duloxetine). One day Prozac one day cymbalta (duloxetine) for a week. Then Prozac all for a month?

Don't know the: Doses. It sounds like this is not a cross titration but rather doubling up the medications for a week? There are some people who develop serotonin syndrome even at low medication doses. However, for most people - the higher amounts of serotonin are the issue. Without knowing doses can't really comment.

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A combo of cymbalta & Abilify (aripiprazole) made my husband have manic episodes. How is stopping Abilify (aripiprazole) & adding remeron going to calm the manic behavior?

A combo of cymbalta & Abilify (aripiprazole) made my husband have manic episodes. How is stopping Abilify (aripiprazole) & adding remeron going to calm the manic behavior?

Maybe it won't: Manic episodes in the light of antidepressants are either drug induced by the antidepressants themselves or stimulating a bipolar patient into mania - especially when no mood stabilizer on board first - current literature would discourage this practice if the patient is bipolar or at least consider the possibility a mood stabilizer is needed first. (this may help the depression remit alone?).

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Can I take ginko biloba and korean ginseng together one week after weaning off cymbalta (duloxetine)? I also take omega 3, super b complex and garlic.

Can I take ginko biloba and korean ginseng together one week after weaning off cymbalta (duloxetine)? I also take omega 3, super b complex and garlic.

Generally: One waits 6 weeks to see what are all the effects of coming off a med like cymbalta (duloxetine). Cymbalta (duloxetine) can have an"upper" effect and so can ginko-so don't start too soon. In general, I advise not taking supplements more than 5 days a week when you do take them and also introduce them 1 at a time. Full effects of supplements may not be noted for 3 months. More about me/what I say at www. Thepmc. Org.

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After stopping Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg my dr gave me 25mg zoloft for anxiety/ocd. Says it will not cause weight gain at this dosage. I gained on cymbalta (duloxetine).? tx

After stopping Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg my dr gave me 25mg zoloft for anxiety/ocd. Says it will not cause weight gain at this dosage. I gained on cymbalta (duloxetine).? tx

Weight Gain: I hope this works for you. Time will tell. I find my patients seem to eventually gain weight on these medications regardless of the dose. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is the only antidepressant that seems not to contribute to weight gain. However, this medication might be appropriate for you. I hope you will not be offended by my suggestion: Perhaps this could be a good time to increase your activity level.

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I have chronic heath aches. One everyday a migraine once a week. I have tried everything from tramadol to cymbalta and topamax (topiramate). I don't know what to do! My doctor doesn't listen?

I have chronic heath aches. One everyday a migraine once a week. I have tried everything from tramadol to cymbalta and topamax (topiramate). I don't know what to do! My doctor doesn't listen?

Headaches?: Well, i'd start with a doctor that's old-fashioned and sits down, and listens to your every word... Then, asks intelligent, probing questions and only after getting a complete, thorough history, performs a good physical exam and gathers whatever lab studies deemed necessary. Too many doctors are rushed, and don't get the whole story. At the very least, they should hear you out, for starters...

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Was taking 100mg Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) a week ago and doctor switched to 30mg cymbalta. I, want to go alone, can I just stop completely please?

Was taking 100mg Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) a week ago and doctor switched to 30mg cymbalta. I, want to go alone, can I just stop completely please?

On the Internet?: I think all of us would speak with one voice on this very important subject. We would advise you to not get any advice about your mental health treatment from a stranger. Even a stranger who is a physician. Only your physician who knows you best and who cares for you should be asked this question. It is not safe to make changes to your mental health treatment on your own or with strangers.