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Feb 28, 2015 1:35 AM

I was just curious if anyone has been put on Cymbalta and if you had what kind of side effects it caused.

Feb 28, 2015 7:58 AM

Lucky13, I was put on cymbalta for my fibromyalgia & depression. I was on it 8-9 months before a doctor weaned me off over 2 1/2 wk. I did fine the first 3-4 months then started having more pain (side effect). Also started having worse depression to point of wanting to die (side effects). Dr weaned me too fast without antidepressant backup & nearly ended up hospitalized. Not everyone reacts the same. And I'm in a small group of "if its going to happen it will be to me." I have a huge list of med allergies & sensitivity, likely due to genetic defects of absorption and metabolization. Wishing you the best. For those it works for its good. Check all drugs on www.drugs.com

Feb 28, 2015 12:49 PM

I have been on the generic (duloxetine) for many months now. I haven't noticed any side effects. I did notice an almost immediate reduction in my general "everything hurts everywhere". It's not gone of course, just a little more tolerable.

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