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Cymbalta for RSD/CRPS

I am in the later stages of RSD and have tried ALOT of Rx that haven't helped. Has anyone else taken cymbalta for RSD & did it help? I am taking Cymbalta now and can't tell that it is helping at all. I take 30mg now and in 7 days start taking 60mg. Is there any Rx that you have/are taking either than Cymbalta that is helping w/RSD/CRPS pain? I have already tried trileptal, neurotin, gabitril and topomax which haven't helped the neuro pain. Open for any suggestions. Thanks. ## Hey there, I am in the earlier stages of RSD (but it still hurts like nothing I have experienced in my life before). The doctor prescribed me Lyrica and it has done wonders for me. Hoe that helps! ## Cymbalta works in a very similar way to Lyrica, so it has helped some people who are suffering from ...

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Cymbalta and full body tremors or jumps

I have been on different anti-depressants for years. About four years ago I was put on Cymbalta 30mg, raised up to 90mg, then lowered back down to 30mg. The problem I am having started about three years ago and I have yet to find one doctor that knows anything about it. I have full body tremors, not just my hands. It is like my entire body jerks and jumps and I expel a whoosh of air when it happens. Sometimes they get so bad that they seem close to a seizure. I have had a bunch of evaluations. My neurologist says it is mental, psychiatrist says physical. I have simply been in tears. Has anyone else had anything like this and what did the doctors tell you about it? ## Trembling or shaking of the hands and feet are listed as possible side effects by the FDA, as well as full body tremors, ...

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Interaction of adderral cymbalta and gabapentin

I am on cymbalta 60mg at night and 30mg in the morning along with 200mg of gabapentin 3x a day for fybromayalgia and mild depression. I was given adderall 30mgs and I took a few of them. I felt focused but had started to sweat excessively for a couple of hours and my pupils are dilated. I looked up the symptoms and it linked me to serotonin syndrome. Being freaked out I didn't take my gabapentin or cymbalta yet today. My question is...if I took 60mg of adderall this morning, should I take the other two scripts (cymbalta and gabapentin) today or skip them and wait 24 hrs for the adderall to leave my system? Do I need medical attention or am I being paranoid? My muscles are cramping up in my back and hands so I'm not sure if this is caused from skipping my meds for fibromyalgia or...

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Cymbalta and Blacking Out/injuries

Has anyone ever experienced blacking out or injuring yourself while on or during withdrawals on Cymbalta? Mostly head injuries, because of blacking out and hitting their head on things. If so, do you know what triggered it? ## A sudden withdrawal from Cymbalta can create a risk of seizures, which could be causing such problems. Other withdrawal effects can include nausea, rebound depression, and rebound anxiety. While taking it, it is very well known to cause dizziness, as a side effect, and rarely seizures, gait disturbances, and syncope (fainting). So yes, it is entirely possible to experience these types of problems while taking it. Has the person's doctor been informed?

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Can cymbalta cause false positive tests for methamphetamine?

I'm in a hospital paralyzed from my T-6 down becuz of an abscess which was MRSA on that vertebrae in my spine! Well my Dr came in this morning and told me he's not going to give me anymore narcotic pain meds! He claims I'm testing positive for meth! My question is, cymbalta's the ONLY new drug I'm taking. Does Cymbalta cause false positives for methamphetamine? ## I'm also testing positive for methamphetamines and I take Cymbalta - I have never taken methamphetamines in my life. ## I took my first drug test today after being put on this damn antidepressant and the doctor called and told me I need blood work cause I tested positive for methamphetamines, and that's the only new drug I've been put on. I'm very upset. ## Can Azithromycin cause a false pos...

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Breckenridge Cymbalta

Has anyone tried Breckenridge Cymbalta? CVS changed. I was taking Prasco pharmaceuticals and had no issues. Just concern ## Have you tried taking it, yet? If so, have you noticed any difference? Not all medications, or their generics, work the same for everyone that tries them, so the only way to really know how it will work for you is by trying it. Does it cause you to experience any of the typical side effects, which are listed as possibly including nausea, somnolence, or dizziness according to the Cymbalta details page? ## I don’t take that, but I had to stop using CVS for my meds because they were ordering the most ineffective generics I have come across. Then Rite Aid must have changed distributors because they did too. Wallgreens isn’t in my network so I am trying to s...

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Cymbalta Adrenal Insufficiency

I have been on Cymbalta for 7 yrs. For the last 4 yrs I've been on 120mg per day. I have dealt with many, many side effects, however it helped me so much I put up with them. But the last two years I started having severe heart palpitations and extreme bouts of fatigue. I had many cardiac test and was eventually diagnosed with a heart arythemia. And now last month I was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency with my cortisol levels dangerously low. My FP doctor referred me to a Endocrinologist, but before I could get there I was hospitalized 4 days with pneumonia. Extreme Adrenal insufficiency causes fluid to build in your lungs. Coincidence? I don't know? Has anyone else on Cymbalta had symptoms of Adrenal fatigue? Has anyone else been on Cymbalta for 7-8 yrs? ## Actually, many me...

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Best medicine for restless legs

I need meds for restless legs and fibromyalgia!!! I take 60mg of Cymbalta 1x a day and Lortab 7.50/300mg every 4hrs... I also take Baclofen 10mg for a neck injury when it gets bad but not every day. Nothing helps with the restless legs. Help!!! ## Cymbalta is horrible for Rls it's probably what's trigging it for u, probably should try a different antidepressant ## Cymbalta is probably making it worse. The opioid should help.... ## This may sound silly but I took Andrew Lessman Circulation & Vein Support for Healthy Legs. It helped within a week. It has 600 mg of Diosmin in it. You cam buy it at his website or at HSN. ## My Dr. put me on Carbidopa/Levadopa years ago. (Sinemet). Works wonders. My Dad when he was still alive suffered from RLS, which I wasn't aware of till h...

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pain management doctors who will prescribe medications around Richmond or Mechanicsville or Ashland VA

I have Sciatica, Spondeliosis, Degenerative Disc Disease and Fibromyalgia in both my hips & legs, I have had 3 sets of nerve blocker injections that did not help. I had a herniated disc, in my lower back, (scar tissue has entrapped nerve in it), intractable back pain, I have been falling a lot at home or if I am out somewhere. I get very confused and short term memory is really getting bad which is a symptom of Fibromyalgia, I don't want to go anywhere, I rarely see my friends. I feel like my feet and legs are running and my body is not catching up. I have also last year had left shoulder surgery for small tear in rotator cuff, bone spurs leaning on rotator cuff, osteoarthritis and fluid around the arthritis, 1 month after this surgery: I have what feels like electricity shocks ...

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Cymbalta And Weight Gain

I gained 68 lbs while on Abilify. Now four years later my weight is still 30 lbs over my normal. I still have some depression and very severe anxiety so my doc wants me to try cymbalta 20mg once a day. I would rather be depressed than severely overweight. Anyone know if cymbalta tends to cause weight gain or loss? ## Actually, one of its most common side effects is decreased appetite, so it might actually cause weight loss. Learn more Duloxetine details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi, I have been on cymbalta for about 4 years now, after a suicide attempt. I started off on one capsule a day which wasn't enough so it was increased to 2 a day. I fell in love with life again. I find it amazing and I can't do without them. HOWEVER! My weight has increased dramati...

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Mid-Michigan, Genessee Co. Flint Area Doctor Needed Please!!

I have just moved and have nobody I know nearby. Please let know of any good and caring doctors you may know of. I am currently on Cymbalta, Attivan, y low dose of Methadone and have morphine for breakthrough pain. This is working for me and I would like to continue but, don't know how to find a doctor. I am very worried about running out of everything all at once. Need to go in somewhere ASAP. Thank you so much for any advice/reccomendations. I appreciate your time. =) ## I really need some advice on how I might find a new doctor! I am 34, F, near Flint, Mi. I was on a lot of different pills but, had to wean off when my dr, found a past prescription in my u/a. I only took it because there were scheduling issues with his office but, it was, legitimately. my prescription which I had ...

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Cymbalta Side Effects Not Going Away

I have been taking 60 mg. of duloxetine once a day, in the evening for depression and diabetic neuropathy mainly. I have been taking it for almost 6 weeks with little results yet, but side effects that are very irritating. The main one is moderate/severe nausea sometimes several hours a day, sometimes a couple days a week; cold chills; mouth sores that sort of heal up and then get worse again. Other places I have read that the side effects go away in 1-2 weeks. Mine have not. Should I keep trying and see what happens? My doctor just said "it will be fine, it's the best we have for your symptoms." ## Generally, a medication such as Cymbalta should reach its full level of efficacy after about a month of taking one steady dose of it, this is around the same time that the side e...

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pink and half black capsule with a w written on it time release beads inside

I need to know what a half hot pink and half black capsule is with a W and beads inside of it as if it were time released would be? ## Hello, Shell! How are you? I'm sorry, but I haven't been able to find a listing for this in any of the prescription drug databases that I've checked and with such an obscure imprint, I'm suspicious that it's just something that's available over the counter. Does anyone else recognize this capsule? Where was it found? Some over the counter products are regional, so knowing the general location could help to narrow it down. I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. ## Cymbalta is a good possibility.

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Expired Cymbalta

Just prescribed Cymbalta again. Mine just expired 02-2016. Is it still safe for me to take it? It's not opened and it was stored in a dark dry cupboard. ## Hello, Janet! How are you? Medications do not become dangerous, once expired, but they can lose efficacy, so it may not work as well as it did, when it was new. Thus, it would be best to dispose of it and obtain a new supply. The U.S. FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and weight changes. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I took Cymbalta that was expired and was EXTREMELY DIZZY and couldn't focus. ## I have a bottle of Cymbalta from 2016. Is it still good to take? How long can you keep Cymbalta before it expires? Thank you. ## I have symbalta 30 mg that is...

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have taken Cymbalta 30mg for 7 days and 60mg for 7days. When can I stop taking it?

Have just found out my doc put me on cymbalta and i'll be going back to my home country where this drug is not available. I will go see my doc later this week but was wondering if I could stop taking it until then? Don't wanna get too much in the system. ## There shouldn't be any problem stopping it that fast, you haven't been on it for that long. Do you know what's available to you? If not, feel free to post back and someone can check for you! :-) ## Start trying to get off it now! It’s the hardest drug I have ever had to quit. I have known lots of people that suggest counting the crystals in the capsules and each week reducing by 2 crystals and doing this for as long as it takes. Since you haven’t been on it for very long, it might not be so bad. I...

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cymbalta and tremors

Has anyone else experienced tremors while taking C? I look like I've got the DT's right after I get a dose. Also, sweats and not being able to sleep - hope they are temorary side effects. On 90mg for three weeks now. Thanks! ## Can 30 mg of Cymbalta make your fingers and hands shake? ## I took Lexapro for 5 years with good results, but I was switched to Cymbalta 6 weeks ago to hopefully reduce my pain from arthritis. I've had several side effects which are getting worse and I am now going to stop the Cymbalta. I've had restless leg syndrome, fatigue, nausea, weakness, sense of irregular pr fast heartbeat, but the worst are a couple of intense "hot" flashes which included all of the above. Terrible! Seriously, I was frightened at the severity, and I have never had...

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Cymbalta 60 Side Effects

I have been taking Cymbalta for 6 yrs. along with Wellbutrin(150mg.) could it cause sores in my mouth? could it cause my hands to shake once in a while? ## Hi Mary, One of the side effects of Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is an "uncontrollable shaking of a part of the body". It can also cause blisters or peeling skin, rashes, hives, swelling in the face, and unfortunately, much more than this. The link below lists the vast majority of possible side effects, but I would highly recommend talking to your doctor about switching medications or opting for a natural alternative to this prescription if the side effects are too persistent or severe: I hope this info helps! ## I have been taking Cymbalta for many years,and I see that I have many of the symptoms. What I fear is that the effect th...

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Cymbalta Experiences

I am looking for someone who has been on this medication for a while. I would like to know how fast it works and if there were any side effects with nausea at first? ## I had nausea in the begining but it ceased after a while. Had some problems with constipation too. I have always been baffled why someone with anxiety problems such as myself is put on an antidepresent. I felt really tired all the time. There were a few times when I would fall asleep at my desk at work or almost fall asleep driving in the car coming home from work. Sometimes I felt like I had no desires to do things just from being so tired. I have recently gone off of it and I have had some strange things happening. I have been getting some weird shocking feeling in my head and body. it's very strange. ## prescribed...

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Can Cymbalta Cause Curly Hair

I've always had poker straight hair my entire life. As a little girl, my mom would try and put curls in my hair on picture day and by the time got to school, hair was totally straight again! I'm 44 & have been taking Cymbalta 60mg x 3 years. My hair started with kind of a "beachy" wave where today it looks like I've had a perm. All along I've thought this was hormonal changes but this curl seems consistent with the time I started taking Cymbalta. I'm just curious-I find it incredibly strange that medication can do this to your hair!! I've asked my psychiatrist and my OB/GYN about it. Psych said he doubts it & OB/GYN said she wasn't aware of meds that can curl your hair like this. Wondered if others on Cymbalta have found the same thing happen,...

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does cymbalta show up in a drug test

I am prescribed 60mg of cymbalta a day. Will that show up on a DOT drug screen? ## I am scheduled for an DOT Pre-Employer hair test for driving a Tractor-Trailer my dosage is 30 mg. ## I take Cymbalta 30 milligram + Trazodone 100 milligrams. Will either of these drugs show up on a random drug test for a po?

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