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What About Cymbalta Discontinuation Syndrome
Be very careful: Cymbalta, (duloxetine) like any ssri or snri, can create a physical dependency because of the effect they have on neurotransmitters. Everyone should be withdrawn from these drugs very carefully & cautiously. 3 weeks is the minimum one should take to reduce by each incriminate. Serious side effects, including suicide, have been reported when not properly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Psych started cymbalta (duloxetine) 30-60-90-120mg all within a week and a half of being in psych hosp. Worried about seratonin syndrome? Seems too fast to go up?
Cymbalta (duloxetine): That is a very rapid increase. Please discuss this with the doc for this rapid escalation of doses. ...Read more
Taking cymbalta 90 wellbutrin 450 add viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) 20 metrotoplo 50 & protonics 40. Can it cause sirtonim syndrome?
Serotonin syndrome: Several potential interactions between this combination of meds. Cymbalta and viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) increase risk of serotonin syndrome, wellbutrin and Cymbalta could increase levels of metopolol and combo of wellbutrin and Cymbalta may increase levels of Cymbalta and increase risk of seizures. Please advise your prescibing physician (s) of all the meds you are taking so they can carefully monitor bp, etc. ...Read more
So I take a lot of meds cymbalta (duloxetine) tramadol naproxin amyatriplyne cyclobentaprine gabapention to name a few. Could I have serotonin syndrome?
I'm on 30mg cymbalta (duloxetine) every 3 days and 20mg amitriptyline p/day.What is maximum mg of tryptophan that I can take without risk of seratonin syndrome?
Below: Any other medication taken? How sensitive to medications are you? What is your medication history? What is your full medial history? In short it is impossible in this format to give you an accurate answer without the above ...Read more
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. ...Read more
On 90mg cymbalta (duloxetine) a day , i'm switching to lexapro.Dr said to take 60mg cymbalta (duloxetine) and 20 mg lexapro
a day for a week.Is this ok? I feel faint/bad !how relieve faintness? Is serotonin syndrome a concern?
Been on 60mg cymbalta (duloxetine) almost 3months, 30mg one month before, now having muscle spasms at rest, and overall unusual feeling. Serotonin syndrome?
Serotonin Syndrome: Although much has been written, most people don't develop that syndrome. Serotonin syndrome usually is severe and prevents normal mentation, often leading to the need for immediate hospitalization. Talk with your doctor(s) and have them review other medications which may be interacting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been on Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60mg for last 3 years and my doctor added Zoloft 50mg for 10 days then 100mg? Im concerned about Serotonin Syndrome.
How can I tell if I have serotonin syndrome or if i was just sick. I take lithium, cymbalta, (duloxetine) requip, tramadol, trazadone, and klonopin which don't mix.
Call psychiatrist: You might start with the prescribing physician who i hope is a psychiatrist with this combination of psychiatric meds. If not, i would recommend you see a psychiatrist asap. ...Read more
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