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Can i take cymbalta (duloxetine) after drinking alcohol?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
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In brief: 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.'.

In brief: 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.'.
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