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Swallowing is harder, I don't have a soar throat. Is this normal on duloxetine?

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In brief: Possibly

Dry mouth is often a consequence of psychiatric medication, and more difficulty swallowing could result from dry mouth.
Duloxetine certainly causes dry mouth. Some psychiatric medication causes difficulty swallowing without causing dry mouth. Clozapine and quetiapine are known to do that, and that results in people drooling excessively. Duloxetine is not known to do that.

In brief: Possibly

Dry mouth is often a consequence of psychiatric medication, and more difficulty swallowing could result from dry mouth.
Duloxetine certainly causes dry mouth. Some psychiatric medication causes difficulty swallowing without causing dry mouth. Clozapine and quetiapine are known to do that, and that results in people drooling excessively. Duloxetine is not known to do that.
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