Can Venlafaxine be taken at the same time as cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Don't. Usually these medications are not prescribed together. They are in the same class of medications (SNRI). If your doctor has prescribed both, consult with him/her about how and when to take these and the reason.

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How does cymbalta (duloxetine) compare to venlafaxine tab 75mg?

Comparison. At this dose of venlafaxine you will be getting only serotinergic action. The Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a combo of neurotransmitters and can be effective for some types of pain. Read more...
Hard to answer. Not sure what dose of Cymbalta (duloxetine) you are referring to. Both medicines affect ne and serotonin, but some people respond better to one medication over the other. It is difficult to compare the antidepressants based on dosages. Everyone responds a bit differently. Read more...

Is venlafaxine better the cymbalta (duloxetine) for nerve pain?

They are. Not the same but in the same category as SNRI'S (Seratonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors). So bottom line, since everyone is different, you would have to just try one. I will say this: watch out for withdrawal symptoms or side effects such as headaches, sweats, shakes, and irritability. If that happens you have to wean off extremeve slowly always under psychiatric supervision. Read more...

How are cymbalta and Effexor (venlafaxine) XR different?

Different compounds. Cymbalta and Effexor (venlafaxine) XR are different chemical compounds which are both used to treat depression and anxiety disorders; however, they share a similar "mechanism of action", in that both are serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (snri's). Cymbalta is also used in the management of fibromyalgia and (in europe, at least) urinary incontinence. Their side-effect profiles are also different. Read more...

How to taper off duloxetine, im now on 15mg from 60mg in last 2month, >3month duloxetine, >6month venlafaxine, >10month ssris. Best regards.

As slow as possible. Generally speaking antidepressants should be tapered in consultation with the prescribing physician, and the taper should be done as slow as possible and clinically judicious (i.e., if no potentially life threatening side-effects of the med are happening, e.g., serotonin syndrome). Slow taper leads to fewer side effects and has less risk of worsening depression/anxiety. Hope this helps. Good luck! Read more...

I have never been able to achieve an orgasm, I was on Effexor (venlafaxine) and now am on cymbalta, they are used to treat my fibromyalgia please help me!

If you were unable. To achieve orgasm prior to use of Cymbalta or Effexor (venlafaxine) - than this goes beyond medication side effect. However, sexual experience can be negatively impacted by depression, fatigue and chronic pain. May wish to explore this issue further with your physician. Read more...