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Cymbalta

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The generic name of this medication is duloxetine and brand name is Cymbalta.
The active ingredients of this medication are Duloxetine, Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor and Antidepressant.
Cymbalta is manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company.
Mainly used to treat major depressive disorder and general anxiety disorder.
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11 Nov 2013 Problems with this drug are: overstimulation, feeling restless, involuntary clenching of teeth and jaw-clenching. Even small twitching of whole muscle groups like the shoulders. Cymbalta is kind of like a toned-down version of Prozac or Zoloft in that it doesn't have such a powerful stimulant/antidepressant profile. But it is nasty, you can tell from the side-effects that taking Cymbalta is not healthy for you. No way would I recommend being on Cymbalta if there is any better option available to you. Also even the 30 milligrams per day seems too strong.
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11 Nov 2013 Problems with this drug are: overstimulation, feeling restless, involuntary clenching of teeth and jaw-clenching. Even small twitching of whole muscle groups like the shoulders. Cymbalta is kind of like a toned-down version of Prozac or Zoloft in that it doesn't have such a powerful stimulant/antidepressant profile. But it is nasty, you can tell from the side-effects that taking Cymbalta is not healthy for you. No way would I recommend being on Cymbalta if there is any better option available to you.
   —Posted by JB
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23 Sep 2013 Made me VERY sick. I took 1 30mg pill on a Friday evening (for fibromyalgia) and I still am seeing the effects of it slightly on Monday. It made me very nauseated, made my heart race very fast and hard, gave me panic attacks all night, the night I took it. Made me very weak and shaky, dilated my eyes, blurred vision, made my skin very hot and red, made the room spin, made me dizzy. I would not recommend this to anybody.
   —Posted by Donottakecymbalta
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09 May 2013 Cymbalta is a wonder drug! I wish I could shake the hand of the guy who created it! it has chanded my life and probley saved it! I was a major alcoholic for years , I treated my anziety disorder with alcohol which was killing me, once I went to my Doctor because I was feeling very sick with nausea turned out some of my liver functions were no longer wanting to do their job, on another ocassion I was hospilized because I was drunk for 2 weeks and when I was coming down I was shaking like a Turkey the day before Thanks Giving. If you are a person who has an anziety disorder or has panic attacks I highly recommend Cimbalta it has given me my life back !! I take 60 mils once a day only side effects I get #1 I sweat more then I use to # 2 I usually get severe nausea for about 2-3 mins a day then it goes away # 3 I last longer in the sack before having an orgasm now "no complains from me or my girlfriend"! sex has improved! Thank you Cimbalta!!
   —Posted by Saved from the darkness
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20 Apr 2013 This drug is very dangerous my doctor switched me from pristiq , after a month I lost control of my life, resulting in me having an affair and loosing my job of 15 years. I began having chronic diarreaha that went undiagnosed for eight weeks at a loss I was changed back to pristiq and the condition disappeared, along with my erratic behavior, unfortunately it was too late, to correct all the damage done to my marriage and career. I am just now after three months starting to feel better. Please be careful if you are given this drug, my doctor did not even recognize the side effects.
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