Has anyone had difficulty in weaning off Cymbalta? My daughter went through hell for over a month with profound depression and fatigue, major mood swings, and extreme anxiety. It is our experience that the MINIMAL pain relief that is supposed to be associated with this antidepressant is not worth the side effects. One CRPS expert doctor (P. Choopra) says getting off Cymbalta is “brutal” and he finds it easier to get his patients off opiates than Cymbalta. I would use this drug only with extreme… read more
I have fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. I am on standard treatment. Pain meds, Cymbalta and Lyrica. They help but I cannot do normal daily activities without a great deal of pain. I would like to try medical marijuana but don’t know if that is possible in the state of GA.
Thanks to the Facebook page "Cymbalta Hurts Worse", more people are able to educate themselves about this drug. Personally, I think it should only be used as a last resort after diet, exercise, safer meds, and treatments have failed. I take that back - I believe it should be thrown out due to the harm it has brought to the lives of so many people. If you are one of the few lucky ones that have had luck with it - that is wonderful! I still like… read more
The doctors have me on the quadfecta of medications to treat fibromyalgia and all of its wonderful symtpoms, (baclofen, topiramate, cymbalta and lyrica), however, it has also caused me to gain almost 30 pounds in 3 months. I am now the heaviest I have ever been, which is making everything worse both physically and mentally. Does anybody have any alternatives either pharmaceutical or naturopathic?
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