CYMBALTA: FDA Approved Drugs and User Comments

User Comments:

For Generalized Anxiety Disorder “I’ve been taking cymbalta 60mg for nearly 10 months now for anxiety and depression. Im feeling so much better and wanting to get off them completely.Does anyone have any advice?Thanks”

Loz (taken for 6 months to 1 year) March 10, 2018

For Chronic Pain “I’v been on Palexia SR 100mg and Pristiq 50mg for more than 2yrs for Chronic pain. Kept me functional, able to work etc. Told Dr I wanted to go off Pristiq, weaned off over 3 wks no problems. After 2 months my pain increased to unbearable even still taking Palexia. Revisited Dr about pain, Dr suggested Cymbalta 30mg. I read all the horror reviews, but needed to try something. Right from 2nd day, my pain s reduced by 60+%. No side effects. I can move like I have not moved in months. Amazing.”

Marsey (taken for less than 1 month) March 9, 2018

For Chronic Pain “Cymbalta was prescribed to me for neuropathy pain – it didn’t work! Instead I was cursed with the following side effects: gained 28 pounds in 2 months, lethargy, gynocomasty (breasts for men), sky high cholesterol and a severely damaged metabolism, impotence and near sterility. I can ravage the male body. Avoid this drug at all costs – IT IS NOT A CURE ALL.”

Nick (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 8, 2018

For Depression “Gave me the worst Diarrhea 10 times a day, could not work. Only on 30 Mg a day. Never again. Had been on Prozac for 10 years and Effexor for 15 . I weaned off the [email protected] 150 MG to 75 MG to 37.5 MG . Because I couldn’t walk across a room without falling down. Couldn’t sleep, talk,etc, Electrical shocks from head to toe kept me up. Went to Hospital after being off effexor for 5 weeks, thought I was having a heart attack. They put me on 30Mg of Cymbalta. Took me 3 years to kick the cymbalta as Doctors said it was worth the side effect of explosive diarrhea compared to the depression. .. Was off 4 months. Massive Depression event. Hospitalized.”

Ah Poop (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 7, 2018

For Depression “Coming off of Cymbalta was absolutely terrible! My Dr. tappered me off the drug and I followed his instructions. I became very sick the first day I was completely off. I was dizzy, throwing up etc., etc. I could hardly get out of bed for around 7 days. About a month later, I started getting sick again. After months of wondering what was going on, I found out my gall bladder was only functioning at 9%. I have read several instances where people have had gall bladder issues after they stopped taking Cymbalta. That could just be a coincidence, but you never know. If you are currently battling withdraw symptoms, hang in there. I am not going to lie it is not fun at all, but it does get better.”

Anonymous (taken for 2 to 5 years) March 7, 2018

For Anxiety “Horrific drug that should be banned, the withdrawal was insane, even for the short time I was on it, thankfully I met thousands of others in a FB support group now with almost 15000 members on how to get off this poison safely and properly, via opening capsules and bead counting ( yes it’s that bad to get off of) and a extremely slow taper…”

Tony (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 4, 2018

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