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What Could Happen If Cymbalta Mixed With Alcohol
Variable: Alcohol can potentiate side effects of your medications. This is might effect one person more severely than another. The combo of alcohol and Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not inherently very dangerous, but you could have more intense side effects and should consider drinking in moderation if you do so - or at least at first so you know how it is effecting you. Tell your doctor if you're not taking the med regul. ...Read more
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Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Alcohol:
Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a medication prescribed for treatment of depression.
Alcohol use may increase intensity of depression. And cause liver damage.
Depression can further worsen with alcohol addiction.
Please see the following from
food and drug administration (fda):
'patients with pre-existing liver disease who take Cymbalta (duloxetine) may have an increased risk for further liver damage.'. ...Read more
What side effects are commonly associated with drinking alcohol when taking 30mg of cymbalta (duloxetine)?
Can I not drink alcohol on Cymbalta (duloxetine)? I hardly drink (Less than 5 times a year) and I just started taking 30mg for anxiety. Thanks
Cymbalta, (duloxetine) Alcohol:
Thank you for informing about Anxiety, Pain shooting down the leg.
Cymbalta is a medication for Depression, it can be used for Anxiety; it can have many side effects.
Cymbalta may cause liver damage, and taking it with alcohol may increase that risk.
See Psychiatrist to discuss Ativan or Xanax (alprazolam) for Anxiety; Therapy for stress in your life
See Orthopedic Physician for Pain shooting down the le ...Read more
Would it be ok with my liver to drink alcohol on a certain day if I skipped my cymbalta (duloxetine) that day?
Can you definitely not take any alcohol whatsoever while taking anti depressants not even a glass or two of red wine. I currently take cymbalata.
So if cymbalta (duloxetine) takes time to build up in your system then if I was going to have a reaction to it it wouldn't happen right away either?
Possibly: Side effects or "reactions to" a medication can happen at any time. Therapeutic effects do take awhile -- usually at least 4-6 weeks -- to build up in your system. Side effects of Cymbalta (duloxetine) may occur before therapeutic effects do. Balancing these with potential benefits will be up to you and your psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cymbalta (duloxetine) ; Addison's: No there is no correlation between the two that I am able to find. Best wishes. ...Read more
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