Cymbalta

Active Ingredient(s): Duloxetine
FDA Approved: * August 3, 2004
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Antidepressant

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Cymbalta Overview

Duloxetine, sold under the brand name Cymbalta among others,[1] is a medication used to treat major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain.[5] It is taken by mouth.[5] Common side effects include dry mouth, nausea, feeling tired, dizziness, agitation, sexual problems, and increased sweating.[5] Severe side effects include an increased risk of suicide, serotonin syndrome, mania, and l...

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I went off of the Cymbalta cold turkey

I went off of Cymbalta cold turkey and I would like to know what effects i will experience from going off of this medication ? ## If you are still alive seek help, it can kill you. www.antidepressantsfacts.com read about Traci Johnson. Please never take or let anyone you know take it, but if you do you MUST KNOW and pass it along. My prayers Love and Light, Brad ## I'm sure your Dr told you not to ever go off your drug without tapering off. It could cause major problems in your brain and system doing so. ## What dosage were you taking, and how often were you taking it? Cymbalta contains the active ingredient Duloxetine, it is most commonly used to treat depression, anxiety, and nerve pain. The FDA warns that a sudden withdrawal creates the risk of rebound depression, rebound pain, a...

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Side effects from stopping cymbalta

Help I'm on day 8 of going off cymbalta and I'm in so much pain I can't sleep my side hurts and I'm so down I just don't think I'm going to make it thru another day any help out there ## Hi Machelle, I'm sorry to hear that you're having a hard time with the Cymbalta withdrawal process. You're definitely not alone! As you probably know, for drugs like this the safest way to stop taking them is usually to taper off of them, if possible. Some medications can be taken in fractions (actually cut into pieces) and these smaller pieces can be taken in place of the regular dose for a period of several weeks until the body is no longer dependent upon them. In addition to that, I'd also suggest making yourself a tapering schedule on a calendar to track your ...

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Is anyone taking Cymbalta for depression?

I have been taking cymbalta, after zoloft didn't work any more I am also taking lyrica, a long with ambian my ambian was stopped then i was given rotinin they stopped that 1 month ago because it did not mmix with lyrica my problem is the hot flashs the sweats and still depressed with pain in my legs side and now gitters any answer for me please. ## Yes, I started takiCymbalta 60 mg three months ago for depression and I find it works quite well, and I haven't noticed any side effects. Over the past 20 years, I've tried them all and have had side effects from them all. So far, I haven't noticed any from Cymbalta -- yet!!! ## Telling someone that has had depression for years and that they don't know how to treat it, I don't believe is a factual statement. First of a...

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Cymbalta and tinnitus (ears buzzing)

Has anybody experienced buzzing or ringing in their ears from Cymbalta? It's called tinnitus. ## It is possible, but not common, and when someone does experience it as a side effect from Cymbalta, it usually goes away in a few weeks, since such side effects are transient, and tend to go away, once your body gets used to the medication, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, appetite loss, weight changes, and laryngitis. Are you on any other medications? ## Change your anti depressant. I have Tinnitus but not from any drugs. Whenever you “ experience” a symptom of a side effect, it needs to be changed. Usually the older antis are the better ones. I only notice my tinnitus when it’s very quiet. There are also soft noise ...

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Who recommends Cymbalta & why?

Reading too many cons & not enough pros... Really want to see some positives in treating foot & leg pain, neuropathy, cramping & stiffness before I begin taking the 20mg a day recommended by neurologist office. Please advise. Thank you. I am almost 72. ## I tried cymbalta several years ago, it just made sick to the stomach, did not help my pain or depression, just had to try something else. presently taking oxycodone and gabapenten. Hope you can get some help, sam

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Day 6 quitting Cymbalta cold turkey!!

Hello all! I first posted on here about 5 days ago. I said I'd be back to give you guys an update to how I was feeling stopping Cymbalta 30mg cold turkey. Well today is day 6 and I feel great!! Little to no symptoms at all. I have so much energy now!! WOW!! ## Yikes. It really isn't a good idea to stop taking an antidepressant cold turkey, unless your doctor or pharmacist tells you too. You risk have nasty withdrawal symptoms. Tapering off any drug usually takes only a few days, so why put yourself through more hell? Cymbalta helps my diagnosed pain. I've had to come of it a couple times and the pain returned very quickly. It doesn't do anything for my depression, though. ## Cymbalta is one of the hardest drugs I ever had to come off of. The side effects are horrific. I ...

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Urinary side effects

Does anyone have urinary problems whilst taking Cymbalta ? I am now taking 60mg in the morning and 30mg in the evening. It is weird - if I just ‘think’ that I should need to wee, I can suffer from an urgency to do so and then I never pass a lot. I sometimes have to ‘concentrate’ to allow the flow of wee to start and then it is slow and I never pass much. In fact I never seem to pass much wee no matter how much liquid I drink. Just overall odd urinary symptoms. ## Yes, Cymbalta has been known to cause some urinary issues, such as frequency, as side effects, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and weight changes. Are you on any other medications? Do you have high blood pressure? ## Hi ! Thanks for your reply ?? I have slightly raised blood pressure a...

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Cymbalta and crazy sleep

I wake up most nights around 2:00-3:00 and feel like I am in some crazy video game. I feel super dizzy, feel like the room is full of strobe lights, experience brain zaps and have crazy dreams. My neurologist said he has never heard of some of these symptoms and I am wondering if anyone has experienced this. I am on 90 mg. of cymbalta for my fibromyalgia. ## Unfortunately, doctors don't usually know as much side effect information as a pharmacist, or researcher would. Diagnosing, and treating are their areas of expertise, but in most cases, they only know the basic side effects that most medications might cause. As to the Cymbalta, poor quality sleep, psychomotor restlessness, dizziness, and sensory disturbances have all been noted as being side effects according to FDA reports. My ...

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amount to take

Am taking 60mg per day, but still feel depressed. How high can you go withthis drug? ## Hello, Dee! How are you? I am very sorry about the problem you're having. 60mgs is usually the maximum dosage for this medication, it's not been shown to have any greater benefit in higher amounts. How long have you been taking the current dosage? It can take about 4 to 6 weeks for it to reach its full level of efficacy in the body, so you know how well it is working for you. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and weight changes. ## How many zopiclone 7.5 do people take if they have a reasonable tolerance.

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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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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Duloxetine
  • Capsule: 20mg, 30mg, 60mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Rel Pellets: 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cymbalta: (36 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0002-3235 Cymbalta 20 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Eli Lilly and Company
  • 0002-3240 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Eli Lilly and Company
  • 0002-3270 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Eli Lilly and Company
  • 21695-145 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 21695-146 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp.
  • 21695-657 Cymbalta 20 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Rebel Distributors Corp
  • 24236-845 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 35356-843 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 42549-646 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Stat Rx USA LLC
  • 43353-303 Cymbalta 30 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC
  • 49349-337 Duloxetine 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Delayed Release Capsule by Remedyrepack Inc.
  • 49999-618 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Lake Erie Medical Surgical & Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 49999-619 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Lake Erie Medical Surgical & Supply Dba Quality Care Products LLC
  • 50436-9979 Cymbalta 20 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Unit Dose Services
  • 50436-9980 Cymbalta 30 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Unit Dose Services
  • 50436-9982 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Unit Dose Services
  • 52959-892 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.
  • 54569-5678 Cymbalta 60 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54569-5941 Cymbalta 30 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-5192 Cymbalta 60 mg (Duloxetine Hydrochloride 67.3 mg) Enteric Coated Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 16 more results ...

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Cymbalta And Weight Gain
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Cymbalta 60 Side Effects
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cymbalta / vyvanse / xanax = increased anxiety??
I am 34 years old and have been taking anti-depressants for about 3 years. I started on Lexapro, which quit working afte... 23 replies
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 ther... 21 replies
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... 12 replies
Cymbalta Absorption in Gastric Bypass
I had a gastric bypass in 2001. I am on a higher dose of Cymbalta. Does anyone know if the absorption of this medication... 12 replies
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 ... 11 replies
Cymbalta and nausea
hello, i am taking 60mg, and it hurts my belly, i don't want to eat or drink and feel nausea when i do try to eat or... 10 replies




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