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  1. Discogram results say......
    ... Hi Devon, Iam titanium with tons of BMP. I started Cymbalta about 6 weeks after surgey and was able then to cut...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  2. Anyone have good results with IDET to treat back pain?
    ... Vicodin. I am also taking Celebrex, gabapentin and Cymbalta . It is hard to be young and otherwise healthy except...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Morphine Percocet Vicodin gabapentin

  3. Hello
    ... what i mean.my dr took me off of lexapro and i bebin cymbalta today,the reason i am writing is because i promised ... nerves burnt i would let her know,first i will try the cymbalta and then i will will make the appointment for the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro

  4. my plight
    ... pray its not perm. :( Anyone get relief from Cymbalta and Lamicital? Those are the 2 new meds they put...
    ... regenuvenate at a very small rate. I have taken cymbalta and did not feel it was doing anything for me but...
    ... bone growth. It may help it to speed up. I'm on Cymbalta , but not for nerve pain. I don't see much difference...
    ... something else but wanted to see how the injection, Cymbalta , and Lamicital worked first. I have tried Opana...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  5. Trouble urinating
    ... xodol 10mg 3x daily, zanaflex 4mg 3x, lexapro20 mg, Cymbalta 60mg and lunesta for sleep. My blood pressure has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lexapro Zanaflex lunesta

  6. back probs doing my head in
    ... After misery, I reluctantly tried and anti-depressent cymbalta . No more throwing up, but still did not feel like ... really two anti-depres. meds used for chronic pain Cymbalta and one other. He did not say the other. As the other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  7. Horrible leg muscle pain 14 months post fusion???
    ... rest of your troubles. Have you been on Lyrica? Cymbalta ? What have they tried you on? When was your last...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  8. My Husband is 8 months post L4-L5 and L5-S1 and in pain any advice?
    ... ray. I would also ask the doc about something like Cymbalta which is an anti-depressant that is also supposed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  9. Sage and others............SI Joint Question
    ... Lyrica whatnots she might try to switch my to the Cymbalta . I hate trying all these different meds it's makes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lyrica

  10. 2nd Revision 7 months ago Severe Pain L4 L5 TLIF
    ... I am 43 and this pain is ridiculous. I was given Cymbalta along with orders for MRI and EMG at my appointment...
    ... better than it was but not as good as I hoped. I take Cymbalta too-it took about two weeks before I saw a difference...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lyrica

  11. should i be worried?
    ... call your doctor. By any chance are you taking cymbalta ? A side affect of this med is balance issues....
    ... to us but we will get the rains. Im not taking cymbalta pepper i am taking celexa....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa Neurontin

  12. What surgery for disk bulges and stenosis?
    ... it. By the way, I am the one who posted about that Cymbalta nightmare on July 4th weekend. The doc gave me 60mg...

  13. Oh my God.....Cymbalta!
    ... surprised, too, that he started you on 60 mg right off. Cymbalta has been good for me, but I started on 30 mg for a...
    ... Hi, my 21 yr. old son took Cymbalta , and he could not tolerate it at all. He was nauseous...
    ... epidural. Then maybe in a month or so, progbably try Cymbalta again at maybe 20mg. for a week, etc. Do you think...
    ... For Me, Cymbalta was BAD NEWS!!! I was dizzy, nauseous, emotionally ... newer SNRI's (since you are having trouble with the cymbalta ).. I would ask the doc to try and older one used for...
    ... oldies on the board know the horrible time I had with Cymbalta . But that is just me. Let me just say one thing ... "heavy hitter". This is a fairly new drug.....and Cymbalta and Effexor are the only two anti-depressants that ... t even watch those commercials on TV anymore about Cymbalta because it makes it seem like a very benign drug....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Elavil Effexor Prozac

  14. facet shots?
    ... depression. I suffered from this for so long needlessly. Cymbalta does wonders :) Let me know how it goes. Mary...
    ... lidocain patches, & flexeril along with my topomax & cymbalta but my whole spine/back throbs, aches, burns and my ... everyone. I had to try a couple before I settled on cymbalta . I know it's frustrating but try to remember what...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Tylenol Vicodin botox

  15. Steroid Injection Problems-Please HELP!
    ... down (which is 90% of my time). I take topomax & cymbalta daily and have for yrs now but I'm taking vicodin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Tylenol Vicodin lidoderm

  16. Need advice about whether to try Cymbalta
    ... I took Cymbalta for two weeks last year. The first week I was fine ... liver enzymes issue and the short term amnesia to the Cymbalta . Hope this helps!...
    ... to our little corner of healthboards! I started on Cymbalta in February, much for the same reason you're thinking ... in his office for 15 minutes. He wanted me to give Cymbalta a try. The Cymbalta gave me very mild dizziness for ... people on here have had opposite experiences with Cymbalta . It's not for everyone. But for me, it's been very...
    ... Hi, I have been on cymbalta since January. I am sad to say that I have gained...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil

  17. Myleogram is overwith
    ... and feeling of ill health. I think it might be the cymbalta ?? I can go back on it tomorrow. I begged the...
    ... to wait so long....so glad you can get back on the cymbalta tomorrow..I'm sure the stress isn't helping... ...
    ... you until your appt. I hope getting back on the Cymbalta will take care of some of those symptoms for you....
    ... doctor this afternoon about whether to go back on the cymbalta or not. I don't like these feelings I am having and...
    ... there is sumpin they can do or fix for ya ..:( So cymbalta is addictive ? I didn't know this , jeez another ... addicting drug I'll have to worry about. Is cymbalta like xanax ?? I have cymbalta for depression , didn...
    ... than the 23rd? I feel your pain girlfriend with the Cymbalta ......you know I've been through that h*ll!!! Did...
    ... They put me back on the cymbalta and the nerve pain is unbelievable. I don't know ... if I am messed up because of the cymbalta not being in my body for 5 days. I have the jitters...
    ... guess is that the jitteriness is from being off the Cymbalta . It has a very short half life and so the withdrawal...
    ... few days and don't want to either!!! They put me on cymbalta last year and I got so rock bottom depressed, I couldn...
    ... is Deb I feel sorry for all you went thru with the Cymbalta . I personally want off the stuff but I think I will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax Neurontin

  18. Prayer for Strength
    ... SCS because I do not tolerate Lyrica, Neurontin or Cymbalta , and frankly, some of those meds scare me anyway....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin lyrica

  19. There goes the summer
    ... tissues for me and sat down patiently. He put me on Cymbalta , and I'm so glad. I'm so much better. I feel normal ... for the first time in a very long time. The Cymbalta also helps pain, especially nerve pain. You husband...
    ... this is what he wants and nothing else. I was taking cymbalta but cause of money issues i quit and now i have some...

  20. Where do I go now? Need help
    ... lower back, hips, and feet. The PM doc put me on Cymbalta but after 4 months with no improvement, he told me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Trileptal lyrica requip combunox

  21. Recovering from Spinal Fusion Surgery
    ... on lyrica, neurotin, topomax, elavil, palemor, or cymbalta ? These are some types of nerve medications that are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil lyrica

  22. Hey Pepper....
    ... How are you doing with the Cymbalta withdrawal? I've REALLY been thinking of you alot...
    ... Pepper, As you know I tried 2 times to wean off Cymbalta and ended up going back on the med both times. If ... help decide if the balance issues are related to the Cymbalta . It would be the pits to stop and have the pain return...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac

  23. i dont even know
    ... run. Just know really that i need to be taking my cymbalta i guess. Leg pain isnt that bad at the moment so i...

  24. Deb53.........cymbalta
    ... I'm sure I missed something but do you think cymbalta makes you fall? I'm on lots of med including cymbalta ... episodes of falling> What makes you think its the cymbalta ? Randy...
    ... mentioned to me that he does not want to put me on Cymbalta due to many side effects and the most importantly ... the weakness in my legs and feet he decided not use Cymbalta on me. I read on Internet about Cymbalta - complains...
    ... took me so long to respond to you. I am pretty sure cymbalta has been adding to my balance problems. Prior to ... starting cymbalta I was having some falling issues but since I started ... the cymbalta my falling issues have increased. Now that I have...
    ... Hi Pepper, The Cymbalta definitely made me dizzy while I was on it. Coming ... could get off this stuff was to go on the Prozac and Cymbalta for 2 weeks, then just Prozac for 4 weeks and then ... begin to tell you how happy I am to FINALLY be off the Cymbalta . I would bet that your dizziness and falling episodes ... will decrease once you are off the Cymbalta . Let me know how you do Pepper. How are you otherwise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Prozac

  25. SI Joint Dysfunction
    ... in both joints but he is only increasing my Lyric, Cymbalta and Lortabs. Any advise on this matter will be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  26. Hi spiney friends.......
    ... For those of you who know my story.....I'm off the Cymbalta and also off the Prozac that they had to prescribe ... to get me through the withdrawal of the Cymbalta discontinuation. So I'm not real keen on more meds...
    ... tolerant to it. I made it 5 whole days!!! I credit the Cymbalta for that! I wish it had been better for you, but...
    ... me! I'm afraid of all the steroids! I'm glad the Cymbalta is working so well for you, I wish it had been as...
    ... on the pain board soon. How is your pain with the Cymbalta ? I'm so glad it is working for you. The pain is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Percocet Vicodin Soma lyrica

  27. Still waiting to hear from neuro.s office about appt.
    ... difficult to work with, but they just approved my Cymbalta with one phone call from my doctor without requiring...

  28. 1 year post-op, life sucks! Questions and Venting.
    ... very commonly leads to depression and started me on Cymbalta . He and I were both pretty sure my insurance company ... work with, but they actually did approve it! The Cymbalta is the one antidepressant that also helps with pain...

  29. Bad flare up-
    ... getting a script for neurotin, lyrica, topomax, or cymbalta . These meds are aimed at treating nerve pain. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  30. Nerve Pain
    ... when my bad leg collapses. I actually thought the cymbalta was helping me - it is almost like it quit working...
    ... in motion here. I really dont' know anything about cymbalta and if the body gets used to it after some time, but...
    ... my DDP friend, Oh Pepper, I was so hoping that the Cymbalta and other drugs were your ticket to a less painful...

  31. Little toe
    ... that I had to stop taking it for that reason. The cymbalta didn't get a chance to work for me...it made me MAD...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  32. new nerve pain
    ... left me with no meds last year,I had to withdraw from cymbalta immediately since WC wouldn't renew the meds,I thought...

  33. Just being a baby?
    ... doing better. I've upped my pain meds and am now on Cymbalta , too, though still waiting for the insurance company ... camel's back. It was really bringing me down. The Cymbalta seems to be working well for me, not making me feel ... worth getting up in the morning! I think the pain the Cymbalta is supposed to help with is more the nerve type pain...

  34. 4 Month Microdiscemtomy-Still Some Nerve Pain
    ... There are several nerve medicines: neurotin, lyrica, cymbalta , topomax, elavil, palemor, etc. Many people have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil lyrica

  35. Back already...
    ... already. After two more horrendous days in W/D from the Cymbalta (yes again) and trying to get W/C to refer me to a ... references. He was wonderful! The weaning from the Cymbalta has been mismanaged (we knew that), I am very sensitive ... meds are not real familiar them. He also feels that Cymbalta is a drug that needs to be weaned by adding another ... and then weaning off that drug. So, I am now on 1/2 Cymbalta and 1 Prozac this week, then next week just Prozac...
    ... saw my surgeon, I mentioned something to him about Cymbalta and he immediatey indicated that cymbalta and effexor ... care to identify that it is more difficult to get off cymbalta than heroin. Well, it sounds like things are moving...
    ... better, I have asked for a new PM, and this whole Cymbalta issue.....I am their problem child. :D I am going...
    ... from what I understand, it's not nearly as bad as Cymbalta or some other things. I was taking Zoloft for about...
    ... taking charge of your care. I have followed your cymbalta nightmare even though I haven't posted much lately...
    ... course....but who knew I was going to react to the Cymbalta like I did and who knew I was going to have permanent ... Hey MM......interesting what your doc said about Cymbalta . Maybe the word is getting into the medical community...
    ... not sure if I mentioned this in another post but my cymbalta was upped recently by a trusted doc and after 3 days ... when you're dealing with chronic pain. The fact that cymbalta addresses nerve pain and depression works for me,...
    ... so differently to meds. I actaully did fine on the Cymbalta with no side effects, it just didn't do much for the...
    ... Hi Deb (you too, Moldova!) I wish cymbalta alone worked but I take neurontin too and I still...
    ... Welcome back Deb!!!!!!!!! I used Prozac prior to the Cymbalta and I am thinking about asking to be switched back ... I really liked it and felt better on it then the cymbalta . I do not like the fact if I miss a dose of cymbalta...
    ... Of course I still have a few more days with the Cymbalta /Prozac combination. The psych seemed so sure that ... I would have no more difficulty with Cymbalta withdrawal once I started the Prozac. So I'm not ... going to worry about coming off the Cymbalta later this week. Boy, do I ever know how you feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Effexor Zoloft lyrica Neurontin

  36. Lyrica nerve pain reducer is miracle
    ... allows me to get sleep on most nights. I am also taking Cymbalta at 90mg at bedtime as well along with the Lyrica to...
    ... Cymbalta also puts weight on you. :(...
    ... me a "babbling idiot". I was so out of it. On the Cymbalta ....I gained 8 pounds in 14 weeks! Deb...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  37. Fusion surgery by Dr.Phair
    ... dilaudid} to bring home with me , now i am on opana - cymbalta - & klonopin for spasms....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Klonopin dilaudid

  38. Baybreeze
    ... huge and valid reason for depression. He put me on Cymbalta , and at this point, three weeks on it now, I'm not...
    ... went to the dr and number of months ago and I tried cymbalta ....... and after one tablet 4 hours later I was spinning...

  39. be back soon my friends......
    ... and now need to see a psychiatrist to deal with the Cymbalta again....yes again....W/D symptoms again and 2 horrific...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nortriptyline

  40. Nerve pains while walking or sitting too long
    ... blame it on the steroids or that I've been off the Cymbalta for 5 days and that has that serotonin effect which...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Imitrex

  41. Deb...update
    ... everyone is having a comfortable weekend so far. Off the Cymbalta now for 2 days! A few strange little brain zaps and ... the nerve pain.....I'm really very nervous after my Cymbalta nightmare! I can't take Lyrica at all, Neurontin...
    ... totally understand being a bit apprehensive given the cymbalta adventure from hell.but itis only one med,not two ... different ones like cymbalta was.its a bit easier to come off of.i cannot take...
    ... Deb, I'm so glad you're finally done with the Cymbalta ! That must be a HUGE relief! I don't blame you ... see him first, considering your nightmare with the Cymbalta . Just my two cents... Hope you can relax this...
    ... this thread and saw that Deb has had problems with Cymbalta . What type of problems did you have, if you don't...
    ... Hi Shannon and welcome! Cymbalta is an anti-depressant that is given frequently to ... the serotonin and the norepinephrine in the brain. Cymbalta and Effexor are the only two anti-depressants that ... drug. Many people have a difficult time weaning from Cymbalta but there is a right and wrong way to the weaning...
    ... Congratulations on getting off the Cymbalta . I just wanted to give you a hug. I understand...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Nortriptyline lyrica Medrol Effexor

  42. Enough Already!
    ... you tried any medication(s) for nerve pain? I tried Cymbalta for a month, and the only thing(s) that medication...

  43. Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Miserable????
    ... the nerve pain such as neurotin, lyrica, topomax, cymbalta ? It sounds like you may also need to be on an antidepres...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  44. Interesting.....
    ... She was telling the doctor about my experience with Cymbalta . The doctor said that she hates it when other doctors ... psychiatrists that she knows would never take a patient off Cymbalta without prescribing another drug to help with the...
    ... for the important information about discontinuing Cymbalta . It really is very difficult to stop the use of this ... medication. I had to stop using Cymbalta in late January and had some really strong withdraw ... hopefully give them a "fighting chance" to stop the Cymbalta without harmful withdraws! I didn't know that a doctor...
    ... that info since a lot of people on the board are on Cymbalta . Whatever it takes for anyone to avoid the withdrawal...
    ... physician about what you have told us concerning the Cymbalta . Patients really need to know what they are getting...
    ... continues! Hopefully only about 6 more days to wean the Cymbalta and then see if I can get by with no more withdrawal...
    ... My Rheumy prescribed cymbalta for fibromyalgia.I was only able to take it for one ... prozac in the past and never went through the "hell" cymbalta put me through.MB...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac lyrica

  45. what is this all about???
    ... was your last MRI? Also, I know you just got off Cymbalta . Do you think it was possible that it helped your...
    ... give me your opinion. Yes, I'm still weaning on the Cymbalta and doing pretty good counting the pellets. Very, ... should be weaned down to nothing!! Yea! I think the Cymbalta helped somewhat with the nerve pain, but I don't think ... not on anything else yet, we are waiting till the Cymbalta is gone. Just my pain meds. My last MRI was in...
    ... feels that the pain is from: * withdrawal from the Cymbalta .....is this ever going to end? He tried to call the...
    ... expect them to. Tomorrow will be my VERY LAST DAY OF CYMBALTA !!!!!!! Keep your fingers crossed that I will not...
    ... thinking about us all celebrating your last day of Cymbalta . I pray that you won't have any unwanted side effects ... will be the absolute last day that you will ever need Cymbalta again! You have certainly done your "homework" and ... out for yourself the best way to taper off of the Cymbalta and have helped countless others in the process.. ... and we will all celebrate the day that you conquered Cymbalta ! I must go now...I really need to take my meds!...
    ... time! Everyone bring your favorite med (ummmmm not Cymbalta ). :) :) TENS units, canes, walkers, braces, Ben Gay ... a great day tomorrow if the steroids help and the Cymbalta is gone? Hope everyone gets some much needed rest...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Medrol

  46. hello to all i'm back.
    ... I've upped my regular pain meds, added Celebrex, Cymbalta , and a Lidoderm Patch. Altogether, it's helped! ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex lidoderm

  47. Facet injection caused new problem
    ... and talked to my family doctor. So now I'm also on Cymbalta . This is not where I thought I would be at this...
    ... benefit.. I will take and see if it helps). The Cymbalta may be very helpful to you. Unless you have some...
    ... both, maybe I'll get some better relief. And the Cymbalta , well, it's just weird. I don't know quite what it...
    ... boss now and we laugh over it now. hahaha. If the Cymbalta is working.. that's great!! I hope it continues for...
    ... left! Tammy, we'll see if I still have any once this Cymbalta fully kicks in! But maybe I won't care then! :D...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex lidoderm naprosyn Tylenol Zantac

  48. Cherir -- Question about S1 Nerve Root Irritation
    ... back, so I can't take it during the day. Also I'm on cymbalta and neurontin, but not happy about the side effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Neurontin Skelaxin

  49. Just tired of the lies!!!!!!!!!
    ... have put me in "walking comas" and I am scared to try Cymbalta . Fortunately, my nerve pain flares on and off and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  50. What Am I Looking At Here?
    ... hurt? Take a look at this!" I was given Mobic and Cymbalta . They don't help a whole lot, but maybe I am used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Mobic Motrin

  51. Neurontin Or Topomax?
    ... good "stand alone" drug compared to either Lyrica or Cymbalta (another choice) used alone. Clear as mud? Best...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Topamax lyrica

  52. Deb...!
    ... you feeling today? Did going slightly back on the Cymbalta help with those horrible side effects? I hope and ... that you can beat this and successfully go off of the Cymbalta , without any more of those terrifying side effects...
    ... are such a sweetheart :) Yes, I started back on the Cymbalta at the same dose that I was on before I discontinued...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nortriptyline

  53. amytrypaline
    ... Hey round, After I get off of this Cymbalta my neuro has suggested that I try Nortriptyline for...
    ... many replies to that as you can see !!!). I tried cymbalta and was as sick as a dog on it, and couldnt take it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Nortriptyline

  54. Have I lost my mind?
    ... I've been taling Cymbalta for two months now. I feel like I have lost my mind...
    ... decisions about prescribing this drug. Also read my " Cymbalta ..... " thread, you will find others who have struggled ... with this drug. I truly feel that Cymbalta has its place for certain people and it can be a wonderful...
    ... on? My doctor had me come off of prozac and start cymbalta at 20 mg, I was extremely emotional and having alot...
    ... just wasn't doing the job anymore. I tried to go on Cymbalta , but kaiser wouldn't pay for it, so I went on something...
    ... from a military accident. I pray, Cindy, that the Cymbalta will help you. I see the way that my husband suffers...
    ... They stopped Paxil due to going on Cymbalta ...the Dr said it would help with the PTSD that I was ... for. So the Dr had me stop the paxil and start the Cymbalta the very next day. The PTSD has been fine since starting ... the Cymbalta . It's the "new" mood swings that are driving me crazy ... a lot and I am not a crier. Now I feel depressed. Cymbalta also is to help with the nerve pain but I feel the ... severe leg cramps. It's been 9 weeks of being on the Cymbalta and I am worse then when I was just on Paxil. I do...
    ... Well I seen my PM today and they stopped the Cymbalta and put me back on the paxil. Cindy...
    ... it" ! I bet you won't have any withdrawal from the Cymbalta because he added another drug to get you through!...
    ... Hi Happy - I had the SAME experience with Cymbalta . I was on prozac and it was working beautifully for ... my mood swings and depression. I went on the Cymbalta to address my pain, but found that I was a lot more ... with my mood swings. I'm much better now. BTW the Cymbalta never did address my nerve pain or back pain....
    ... Thanks Everyone! I'm glad to be off the Cymbalta . It didn't help with the nerve pain but it did give...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Prozac Effexor Zoloft Celexa

  55. Ankle & Leg Pain
    ... side effects. I think I have ruled out Lyrica and Cymbalta . Is your pain in your feet and legs also? What does...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  56. Kass3175.....
    ... anxious to hear from you regarding your husbands use of Cymbalta . I posted on my earlier thread to you but thought ... with certain drugs and I have filled one out on the Cymbalta . Physicians and consumers need to be aware of proper...

  57. Cymbalta....
    ... I gave in and took 15 pellets of Cymbalta . Maybe it will help...
    ... My husband was on cymbalta and I have on effexor and lexapra and it was brutal ... flying on a plane, dramamine. Do you have anymore of cymbalta ? Could you take 1 today to help you get thorough...
    ... QUOTE=deb53;3445264]I gave in and took 15 pellets of Cymbalta . Maybe it will help I am glad you did, and I hope...
    ... I took one Cymbalta when it was prescribed to me and I couldn't deal with...
    ... I'm so mad at myself for crumbling and taking the Cymbalta , I'm just prolonging this agony. Kass, thank you ... me on Nortriptyline and said I could just stop the Cymbalta . Not a good idea. I was OK the first two days off...
    ... what other meds are you currently taking besides the cymbalta ?this is just really a huge deal,much more than you ... like your brain is just a bit overly sensitive to the cymbalta itself.this sensitivity can happen in some people ... off somthing else may actually be easier than the cymbalta for you.what actual anti s meds have you tried already ... that would most likeloy reduce the wd symptoms of the cymbalta .or a temporary med like valium could possibly help ... problem is the way your body/brain is reacting to the cymbalta itself and by getting off that and onto another type ... may have a much easier time than with coming off the cymbalta itself,you know what i mean?this is just getting you ... think you are dealing with a totally unknown amount of cymbalta that you are taking in by taking those individual ... really needs to be done and over.just stopping the cymbalta and dealing with those side effects,well,it has to...
    ... going to try new meds and the neuro wanted me off the Cymbalta so we could start new meds for nerve pain. So I can...
    ... these drugs have this potential. The SNRI's (of which Cymbalta is one) causes the worse side effects when you discontinue...
    ... write to you as I have been through withdrawal of Cymbalta and want to offer you some support. The first thing ... handle it at times. But, it did get better. The Cymbalta was not the right medicine for me from the very first ... afterwards. He was frightened by my "new" behaviors on the Cymbalta and I made it worse by describing how I was feeling ... myself that I would try and tell someone coming off Cymbalta the things that made me feel better and hopeful when...
    ... your current condition. I, too, had to discontinue Cymbalta because it didn't help with any of my pain. The withdrawal ... unimaginable. To this day, whenever I hear or see a Cymbalta commercial come on the television, I cover my head...
    ... hurts so bad and I am so disoriented. I have been on cymbalta since November. G, I'm sorry you are hurting and...
    ... want to share with you that my doctor increased my cymbalta to 40 mg and Friday night I forgot to take it. On ... sick to my stomach. Saturday night I went to take my cymbalta to only discover that I had not taken my cymbalta ... the night before. I took my cymbalta last night like normal and today I have been much...
    ... had. The reason you had symptoms so quickly is that Cymbalta has a very short half life and the brain starts to...
    ... hard NOT to read all the literature that came in the Cymbalta package. I want to find out the side effects without ... But I wanted to ask you, I think you had said the Cymbalta actually did well for you, didn't you? You're coming...
    ... I hope you find a psychiatrist with knowledge of Cymbalta and good help to get past this. I probably could ... city who had experience with the negative sides of Cymbalta . The ones I did know told me to keep taking it. ... combination may have been part of my reaction to the Cymbalta . I started at 30mg and then went to 60mg a week later ... Soon you'll have one, then two days without the Cymbalta behind you, then more. I'm sorry the pain is fierce...
    ... aside here.....ironically the W/C nurse is weaning off Cymbalta also. We both started about the same time. She was ... you and get to know you better! So, back on the Cymbalta for now even though it is against my better judgement ... the nurse asked why...I told her that coming off the Cymbalta has been a nightmare and that Dr. M had actually advised...
    ... doctor(s) devised a better plan to wean you off of the Cymbalta . I pray that your new medicine will help relieve ... come up with an actual plan to wean you off of the Cymbalta , which is some serious medicine to come off of. Please...
    ... Hi Ladies, I took 20mg of Cymbalta and no other drugs for months with great success. ... taking additional prescription meds other than the Cymbalta ? I'm wondering if there could be interactions there...
    ... and shaky...but what a difference from yesterday! Cymbalta back in the system ;) I feel like a junkie :D , got...
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  58. I fainted and fell into a wall - thoughts?
    ... S1 nerve irritation and the doctor wants me to try Cymbalta . He prescribed 60mg once a day, which my pharmacist ... have been trying as long as I can to hold off on the Cymbalta based on the weight gain it causes. I do NOT need...
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  59. Rough few days...
    ... should have stayed on MY "weaning schedule" for the Cymbalta ! According to my schedule I should have continued ... I figured I was goofy enough and really want the Cymbalta out of my system before putting in something else...
    ... med? How long do you think you need to wait for the Cymbalta to get out of your system? Take care of yourself...
    ... day! Yes, I just haven't done well coming off the Cymbalta . Everyone reacts differently and the withdrawal for ... help but I figured it has been 3 days now without any Cymbalta and hopefully the symptoms will disappear over the...
    ... the same ones I had when I first started weaning the Cymbalta . If I start the Nortriptyline and feel bad I'm afraid ... have none of the symptoms that appear to be from the Cymbalta ? Should I just go on and start the Nortriptyline...
    ... if I do it will be milder than his! I just started Cymbalta this week and am feeling a little weird, a little...
    ... different when it comes to pain tolerance. I hope the Cymbalta works well for you. The nausea did subside after...
    ... substantial side effects. By the way, when I raised my cymbalta for three days and then lowered it again, I felt so...
    ... ease up and that the side effects from stopping the Cymbalta subsides, so that you can begin the new medication...
    ... exposing him to the bug. I just can't seem to shake this Cymbalta . Still having nausea and very light headed. My body...
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  60. Justoneofus -- Flare-up?
    ... ended up with a really bad case of blurred vision from Cymbalta , which scared the daylights out of me and have since...
    ... I'm also not having too much sciatic pain on the cymbalta , but my mind is swiss cheese on it. More of my pain...
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  61. Prayers needed!
    ... about 30 pounds. I hated it, then went on to take Cymbalta , which isn't much better. I have neuropathy fairly...
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  62. Praying for deb!
    ... about more weight gain (I have gained 10 pounds on the Cymbalta and Neurontin) but he said you don't usually see weight ... Nortriptyline. He also said that since I am so low on the Cymbalta dose that I can just stop it now and will most likely...
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  63. Newbie on Board
    ... today urged me to up my pain meds and also put me on Cymbalta . I've pushed the depression to the back for so long...

  64. Sorry, I Just Needed To Vent
    ... trying an anti-anxiety/anti depressent medication like cymbalta and see if it helps you any with not stewing about...

  65. Topomax Questions
    ... the neurologist tomorrow. I won't quite be off the Cymbalta but it will be a very small dose so I hope to be able...
    ... all the time. Right now I feel for you with the Cymbalta because my dose was raised to 90mgs and after two...
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  66. Nerve pain post surgery
    ... (garabpentin), Lyrica (sister drug to neurontin), cymbalta , and tompomax. If I missed one.. the others will...
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  67. Update....
    ... about 5 more days and I should be completely off the Cymbalta . The first week was pretty intense and I had significant ... completely. The pain...has been fairly bad. I think the Cymbalta was helping some. I'm just taking more pain meds...
    ... that must be a big relief to be almost done with the Cymbalta . So then you can start on something else, right?...
    ... friends! Thanks Emily...yes, by coming off the Cymbalta apparently it will allow me to try some other nerve...
    ... thankful that you are almost completely off of the Cymbalta ...I pray that the doctor will give you medication...

  68. I feel like a new woman
    ... day to 3 doses, reduced my percocet, increased the cymbalta and added xanax. I feel terrible about taking...
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  69. Update on my latest issues
    ... recently it has been up. Ever since I took that one cymbalta it shot my BP up & sent me tothe ER. Never took anymore...

  70. Update..
    ... Good Morning, I'm still weaning off the Cymbalta and this is absolutely not fun. :( I'm not quite...
    ... says at least 2 weeks!! I went online and looked up Cymbalta Withdrawal and found that a lot of people actually...
    ... m so glad you feel abit better today, I can't take cymbalta , took one pill and has in ER 2 days later with High ... can do that but ya just gotta wonder don't you. That cymbalta is an evil thing for me. I pray you get to normal...

  71. New Pain and Problems.....
    ... My doctor just took me off neurontin and put me on Cymbalta . I am to have an upper EMG. With the Cymbalta I am...
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  72. Cymbalta withdrawal
    ... deb53;3411738]I know that a good many of you are on Cymbalta and have been concerned about withdrawal symptoms ... May I ask why your PM doc is taking you off the Cymbalta ? Was it not working for you? Or were the side effects...
    ... Nscrbug, Would that be a Nascar Bug? :) I am on Cymbalta and Neurontin for nerve pain. The pain is not controlled ... why he was absolutley no help in getting me off the Cymbalta . Cymbalta interacts with many of the different nerve ... immediately start something that may help. Also the Cymbalta cannot be taken with migraine meds such as Immitrex ... me at the time. Another good reason to come off the Cymbalta for me. Topomax is actually used in patients to prevent...
    ... doctors. He was so worried. Since I have started cymbalta , I have experienced this on 3 occassions. Deb, ... moment, I was having balance issues before I started cymbalta maybe 1 or 2 times -- since starting the cymbalta...
    ... emondously. That is the beauty of this board!! Prior to cymbalta , I was having a problem 1 or 2 times in four weeks ... . Since cymbalta it has increased dramtically. At my last GP appt ... thinking I need to call him in light of reading the cymbalta side effects. I just did not put the two things together...
    ... Pepper, In the beginning on the Cymbalta I found I was sometimes walking sideways(I looked ... got the answer to your falling issues. I know the Cymbalta helps your nerve pain though so that is a tough call ... for you. How long have you been on the Cymbalta ? Maybe that side effect will decrease after awhile...
    ... Addiction board of HealthBoards and I did about the Cymbalta withdrawal. I got a good response. It seems that...
    ... Addiction board of HealthBoards and I did about the Cymbalta withdrawal. I got a good response. It seems that ... doctor who recommended I taper off in a week! The Cymbalta did not help my nerve pain and I couldn't take the ... experience the withdrawal symptoms until I had been off Cymbalta for about 3 days. Then I got REALLY sick....so sick ... cancel a business trip. Doctor insisted it was not the Cymbalta . I went back on the drug and tapered on my own. ...
    ... and better about how I am attempting to come off the Cymbalta . Why are physicians not aware of the severe withdrawal...
    ... I decided to come off of Cymbalta because I didn't think it was helping me at all. ... stop. I followed his instructions and haven't had Cymbalta in almost 8 days now. I did have a few days where ... this stuff out of my system. Anyway, I was on the Cymbalta for about 7 months total and quit within 3 weeks. ... Good luck with the titration and hope you are off the Cymbalta in a timely manner. K'Mac...
    ... K'Mac Congratulations on coming off the Cymbalta and being able to wean your other med. It gives me...
    ... you are withdrawal and pain free! Now, whenever a Cymbalta commercial comes on the television, I put a pillow...
    ... top of buttocks...almost a burning. I think the Cymbalta was helping to mask the pain more than I thought....
    ... emondously. That is the beauty of this board!! Prior to cymbalta , I was having a problem 1 or 2 times in four weeks ... . Since cymbalta it has increased dramtically. At my last GP appt ... thinking I need to call him in light of reading the cymbalta side effects. I just did not put the two things together...
    ... this afternoon with my appt! Anyway, I dumped 60 Cymbalta pellets this AM. Only symptoms are the pain, some...
    ... tapering. I am scared to death about the side effects of cymbalta . I talked to my doc today and he refilled me enough ... to help me!! I just hope he doesn't increase the cymbalta because your side effects are scaring me and my balance...
    ... Thanks so much Pepper! You are my cheerleader! The Cymbalta ....I am actually doing OK with the taper so far. Tossed...
    ... awhile. I'm a professional athlete that has been on Cymbalta @ 60mgs for just over a year. My doctor had me do ... is good friends with a doctor involved in creating Cymbalta . They both came up with this titration schedule for...
    ... lucky that you had informed people weaning you off the Cymbalta . In my own case I ended up having to go to a psychiatrist...
    ... lucky that you had informed people weaning you off the Cymbalta . In my own case I ended up having to go to a psychiatrist...
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  73. So, what's next?
    ... Neurontin and it helps somewhat...weaning off the Cymbalta so I can try other nerve meds without fear of interactions...
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  74. Update re: Cold And miserable
    ... thank you so much for your prayers. I also hope that cymbalta is to blame - it just goes to show us that some of...
    ... also a anti depressant and i could actually leave the cymbalta alone all it did is make me get a clamy feeling and...
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  75. deb53...update
    ... patients manage nerve pain with meds),and coming off the Cymbalta so when I see the neurologist I can try other nerve ... this invasive procedure. Surgeons PA said: Stay on Cymbalta and let neuro decide if I need to come off. Try a ... recommeded PM said: I didn't need to come off Cymbalta but if I did...take 1/2 one for 1 week and then stop ... to me) said: No, that is not the way to come off Cymbalta . She already has approval for the RS4I External Stimulator ... So what am I doing? I am weaning myself from the Cymbalta . I spoke to quite a number of people who had to wean ... themselves from Cymbalta and another drug, Effexor. You literally count the ... number of pellets in the capsule (160 in Cymbalta ) and decrease by 5-15 pellets every 2 days. Is this...
    ... disconcerting that he didn't even know how to wean off the Cymbalta ! I'm glad you're not completely at his mercy! ...
    ... Wow!! This kinda scares me since I am taking the cymbalta . Please keep us posted on how you do coming off of...
    ... that you are using is working effectively (for the Cymbalta ). I have also missed a few days on the board, due...
    ... everyone for your support. Pepper, I'm so glad the Cymbalta is working well for you. I would not have come off ... that any of your symptoms last weekend were from the Cymbalta withdrawal? Everyone have a good Friday! Deb...
    ... that the symptoms that I was experiencing was from Cymbalta withdrawals but were instead from the degenerative ... cervical spine). I pray, deb, that the tapering from the Cymbalta goes smoothly. I hope and pray that everyone has...
    ... I wonder what nerve drugs would interact with Cymbalta ? Tam, rats about your neck, but I'm glad to hear...
    ... second EMG was the one who recommended coming off the Cymbalta . He said that there is long list of meds and combos ... nerve pain but that a number of them interact with Cymbalta . I didn't ask which ones. I just figured if I could...
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