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jason1223 10-08-2019 07:19 AM

Cymbalta to Pristiq
 
Iím currently on 30mg of cymbalta and want to switch right away to Pristiq, is that safe? Will I suffer any side effects from the cymbalta?

I was on 60mg of cymbalta then dropped down to 30mg so I can stop taking it but when I stopped the withdrawal symptoms were so incredibly bad I just wanted to die so I started taking 30mg again. I donít want to be on this drug anymore.

I also take 400mg of lamictal for epilepsy and a mood disorder so Iím not sure if it makes all the withdrawal symptoms worse

quincy 10-08-2019 11:09 AM

Re: Cymbalta to Pristiq
 
Hi....discuss it with your pharmacy and see what they suggest. What dosage of Pristique are you supposed to be starting on?

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jason1223 10-08-2019 11:12 AM

Re: Cymbalta to Pristiq
 
100mg

I also started taking fish oil pills and milk thistle. Not sure if that has any effect on medications. I feel ok so far

Toypoodle 10-11-2019 07:31 AM

Re: Cymbalta to Pristiq
 
I'm on 50 mg of Pristiq. I think I'm going up to the 100mg . How are you doing on it ?
Keep us posted on how you're doing. I take krill oil .

Toypoodle 10-15-2019 06:11 AM

Re: Cymbalta to Pristiq
 
Jason1223 Just checking to see how the Pristiq is going for you ? I'm seeing my doctor today.


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