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Can I take both cymbalta (duloxetine) and elavil for nerve pain?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Yes, but...

You need to be careful of something called serotonin syndrome.
The combination of these two drugs (both of which act to increase serotonin levels) can in rare situations cause a severe bad reaction.

In brief: Yes, but...

You need to be careful of something called serotonin syndrome.
The combination of these two drugs (both of which act to increase serotonin levels) can in rare situations cause a severe bad reaction.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

But you may need lower doses of the elavil (amitriptyline).
The combination can increase the risk of side effects, such as low sodium.

In brief: Yes

But you may need lower doses of the elavil (amitriptyline).
The combination can increase the risk of side effects, such as low sodium.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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