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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of duloxetine oral.

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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/30/2012 5:12:22 PM

Reviewer: cindy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug is horrible,, and worse, gettng off it is HELL,,,,Weaning down from 30mg....1mg every 14 days....had to slow down weaning process at 22mg to 28 days, then go down another mg. Using compound pharmacist...this can take 2 years to get off of...never know how I am going to feel from 1 day to next...complete loss of appetite...cased low sodoium..take 2 salt tablets/day..still can't get so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/7/2011 12:33:32 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on several medications for Depression, but Cymbalta has worked for me. Some of the other drugs made me suicidal and just didn't work. Cymbalta has saved my life. I reviewed the Drug side effects and I am lucky to not have any problems with Cymbalta. This drug works great for me. i have been taking it now for 7 years.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/9/2010 3:13:36 PM

Reviewer: steve w, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
taking 90mg daily has given me a sore mouth and throat but otherwise well and fully functioning,better than the 3 years on lithium

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
3/20/2010 7:00:49 AM

Reviewer: JessCO, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had been on prozac for depression for 12 years, and after recent "episode" of severe depression finally was referred for psychiatric review. Was diagnosed as also having anxiety disorder. Duloxetine prescribed, 30mg initially increased to 60mg after 4 days. Have had nearly all listed side effects, although feeling almost 100% better mentally, am physically incapacitated by chronic fatigu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
5/29/2009 11:37:11 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I tried several antidepressants before cymbalta and had severe side effects on all. Cymbalta has been the only drug to help me and also has worked for my father and sister. I does however, make me very tired at times. Otherwise, I have had very little in the way of side effects. Make sure you do not miss any doses because coming off of it is hard.

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