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I Hate Cymbalta

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    My Hell Withdrawal From Cymbalta

    It is day 22 since my last cymbalta pill. I sound like a drug addict and this was given to me by a licensed doctor approved by the FDA for a condition that I was told I had. It started almost 2 years ago. Pain. Everywhere. Insomnia. Blurry vision, headaches, extreme debilitating...
    Mak84 Mak84 26-30 5 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    Cymbalta For Fibromyalgia

    After years of constant pain, they tell me it's fibromyalgia makes no sense to me but their docs so they have to be right! Right? I tried a number of drugs before being put on cymbalta, it's been almost a year and I was still feeling the pain and decided to stop cymbalta, after...
    Angel62308 Angel62308 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    Never Again

    I was given samples of this to help with my depression and maybe with my fibromyalgia. I could feel the anxiety rushing after one day but told myself maybe it was something else. The second day my anxiety was so bad, my whole body felt like it was plugged into a socket. I couldn...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    Well, I Don't Exactly Hate It...actually I Don't Really Know...yet

    I've been on Cymbalta for about 2 years now, the dosage going up little by little over this time until a couple of months ago doc put me on 120mg (for me that was 4 caps each day). I tried for a while, but when I didn't feel anything different, I thought this is rubbish I can't...
    aussiefrench aussiefrench 36-40 3 Responses Sep 16, 2012

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    I was on Cymbalta for a few months

    but it made me very sick to my stomach and it also made me super sweaty at inappropriate times. I hate cymbalta! Since I've been taken off of it I've become sick. It feels like bugs are on me and I can feel them biting my brain and it hurts. My Schizoaffective disorder symptoms...
    ParanoidGirl ParanoidGirl 26-30 Jun 22

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    I'm Making It.

    I started Cymbalta around three months ago, my doctor prescribed it to me to see if it could help my symptoms which were similar to Fibromyalagia, all they were really supposed to do was help me sleep. I'm seventeen, yet my doctor decided to bypass the many warnings of "No minors...
    WorldlyParadox WorldlyParadox 18-21, T Dec 23, 2012

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    Cymbalta Is My Nightmare Come True

    i just had to add my nightmare experience with cymbalta maybe it will keep someone else from going on this evil drug. i have been on cymbalta for 3 yrs now. i changed from celexa to cymbalta because i felt celexa had many negative side effects. my psychiatrist decided to start me...
    heathermichelle79 heathermichelle79 26-30, F 19 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    otad12 otad12 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    Cymbalta I Hate Your Guts!

    I took Cymbalta(EVIL KILLER DRUG) for one year for depression,I stopped taking it because it was making me feel high and I stayed up for days.I stopped taking it on, August 1,2010 by Aug 5, I was crazy,I talked out of my head,I hated everyone,I left my husband and baby,I stayed...
    farmwife07 farmwife07 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    Stuck On Cymbalta

    About a year ago, I tried to wean off cymbalta with help from a dr. I got down to last day: I couldnt walk, think, my brain felt like the blood was shaking in it, brain zaps, constantly crying, severe muscle pain. Well now another year on it. I have weaned from 60 mg to 30 mg...
    kkb1216 kkb1216 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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    My Journey Into Hell And I'm Still Trying To Climb Out ....

    My Family doctor added cymbalta to my meds and I don't know how long it took not very long and as my husband puts it I changed in personality, he didnt know what to do and I didn't see it because of the meds. There's alot I dont remember about my life while on the cymbalta, I...
    elf65 elf65 46-50 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    Cymbalta Should Be Tossed Out

    i started taking 60 mg about a year ago. seemed great at first. but then i started sleeping all the time i just felt like crap. so after my isureance stopped allowing me to refill it and my dr said they couldnt give out samples i stop talking it . cold turkey! i get nasua a lot...
    poshcut poshcut 26-30, F 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    I Am So Tired

    Hi I have been on Cymbalta for about one year now and since I have been taking it I find my self to be really tired, it depends when I take it at night. I never had a hard time getting up on the weekends but since I have been on this drug it is hard for me to get up and going...
    caverley caverley 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2010

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    I Read Your Stories...

    WOW!!! I think I've been on cymbalta for longer than any of you, though...I started it when it came out...cvs didn't have it, yet. I was on it for over 12 years. In very high doses. The maximum reccommended is 60 mgs and I was taking 120 mgs. I have some mental illness, only no...
    indigofem1 indigofem1 46-50, F Jan 15, 2013

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    What Happened?

     That's what i wake up with every morning since taking this demon drug!! What happened? To my brain, my life, my energy? My Doc gave me this drug for chronic back pain and nerve damage. I've never been depressed a day in my life so I though, magically, that this would just...
    DrPsychic DrPsychic 61-65, F 7 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    No More Meds

    I have been on cymbalta for about 2 years. I have over the course of 8 months weened off of it. It has been 13 days since my last pill. I thought I was doing well and then I started with the crying spells off and on. Is this a normal reaction? I truly wish to be off meds. Will...
    refrigater refrigater 51-55 2 Responses Aug 12, 2012

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    Hidden Side Effects

    I was 18 years old when my doctor put me on cymbalta for anxiety. He failed to mention however that cymbalta can sometimes cause "overactivation syndrome" in some patients. As a result the happy teen that I was soon turned in to an angry, overly emotional kid who slept around...
    lduce lduce 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8, 2010

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    Poison

    Not a drug for me!  I tried it a few wks ago, 3 days, stopped due to horrid side effects.  Well tried again over a wk ago, 3 days again, same side effects: nausea, dizzy, flu like, sea sick feelings, the runs etc.  Now a wk later still feeling very ill!!!!! this...
    cj101 cj101 51-55, F 6 Responses May 9, 2010

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    I'm A Wreck

    I started taking cymbalta about 2 months ago when I had been on Effexor for about 9 months and it just all of a sudden stopped working for my severe anxiety/panic attacks and depression. Before I started taking the cymbalta I read a lot about it and was very leery, but trusted my...
    LStrober LStrober 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 16, 2012

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    Cymbalta Sucks!

    I was put on Cymbalta almost three years ago for depression. I had awful side effects. Most of the side effects I just got used to. I just tried to stick through it. I decided to get off of this medication because I started hateing how I felt while I was on it. Also, I started...
    lovejax lovejax 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    The Vicious Cyclet

    I seriously hate Cymbalta!  I have been on many other anxiety and depression meds that have caused lots of problems, however, Cymbalta takes the cake.  I started on it June of 2008, with absolutely no warnings from my doctor of what might come and how hard it would be...
    Happytobemedfree Happytobemedfree 26-30 7 Responses May 15, 2009

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    Worst Drug Ever

    I was prescribed Cymbalta about 3 years ago for depression. Started out at a low dose--30 mg. After taking it for a few months I was still feeling the same so my doc increased the dosage to 60 mg. Couple months later my depression was getting worse so he increases it to 90 mg...
    ludovixa ludovixa 18-21 May 12, 2010

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    FDA Finds New Medical Issues Caused By Cymbalta

    I have been on Cymbalta for a few years since it debuted. In the beginning It worked great to help me out of my temporary depression after losing my father suddenly and then my job I loved. However, it is expensive and not covered by most insurances so the pharmaceutical company...
    KimsSporty KimsSporty 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 25, 2010

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    Cymbalta Teenage Brain In Flames

    Good call . I took it for Fibro and actually fixed things from stretching . Cymbalta, related to withdrawls - takes your mind to a place that it should never be taken to . Say so you take Mushrooms . The next day , you see things in a good , different and positive perspective...
    Gargan5150 Gargan5150 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 21, 2013

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    Slowly Slowly Very Slowly Coming Off Cymbalta

    I have a Love-Hate relationship with Cymbalta. During the 2008 Financial Crisis, my company suffered badly, we almost went bankrupt. The experience shook me to the core - so many people depended on me to make mortgage payments, car payments, to buy their families the things they...
    johhnyhammer johhnyhammer 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 5, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I've been taking Cymbalta for several years and Lexapro before that. All was mostly okay until I ran out four days ago. I wont have the money to visit a doctor and get a new...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M Oct 6

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    So, this girl, she is my best friend. She is also my cousin, so we've known each other since we were born and stuff. She used to be kinda mean, so didn't like her. But then she...
    AvaRawr AvaRawr 16-17, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I really hate myself. I act like a 5 year old in so many situations and I really don't understand myself. I don't understand why I have friends, sometimes I act like SUCH a...
    mrskoala mrskoala 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    No matter what shoes I put on, no matter how careful I try to be, the blisters occures and they ruin my trip, hike and day. I hate you blisters!!! Argh.
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    A while ago, at my beginning on this site I wrote I don´t really hate her. This word will always be too heavy for me. And this is the best revenge I can make: I love. I don´t...
    stellera stellera 51-55, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    OMG I freakn hate drunk *** boyfriends who come to your house, bang and yelling thru the door. And the neighbor call the cops. Then the cops are banging on your door. Just stupid
    Ceelce Ceelce 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    I hate when people talk about money. it will only lead to argue and fight. it kills me somehow to see my parents or others debating over money, income and outcome. there is no...
    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate science with a deep flaming passion 😒🔫💔
    justchloe justchloe 13-15, F 7 hrs ago

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    I hate to argue but that's all we seem to do .. I love her I do but are just allowing our simple emotions dictate what happens in our relationship..! There's no other women I...
    young4orce young4orce 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    I fcking HATE s.ex. DON'T FCKING ever accuse me of liking it. I will SLIT your fcking throat. Got it?
    Levi1 Levi1 13-15, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I hate getting jealous. I understand my boyfriend has female friends and they are lovely people but knowing he has had a history with one of them doesnt help the jealousy or how...
    labyrinthandinfinity labyrinthandinfinity 18-21, F 4 Responses 37 mins ago

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    I hate my life so god damn much. I hate that when im in a more depressed mood my parents have to assume that I'm angry at them. I hate that they yell and make me feel worse because...
    RoyOfTheCosmos RoyOfTheCosmos 18-21, M Oct 12

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    I hate that I can't make friends. I can't get people to stay. I can't hold a conversation or give people what they want. I'm very boring. I'm afraid to ask questions or start a...
    ChanelLove12 ChanelLove12 70+, F 1 Response Sep 26

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    I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God. I Hate God.
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3

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    I hate him with everything I own. I just hate him so damn much it's freaking crazy. I hate how he played me, and cheated. And made me feel bad for how his mom abused him but then...
    katstho katstho 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    Sometimes you hate Sometimes you hate a thing I hated a person I hated him with all my soul We were two completely different personalities We were always conflicted Every bit...
    august97 august97 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I hate school I hate being here, I hate being around all the people, I hate all the talking, I hate all the work, I hate all the name calling, I just hate it.
    wedgieshurtalot wedgieshurtalot 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    This may seem a bit Pollyanna, however, I do not know what it feels like to hate. I suppose I am lucky in a way. Don't let me mislead you though, I've been hated and I do not get...
    Helper96 Helper96 46-50, F Oct 5

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    i thought i hated a man, until i heard his voice again.... i cried and cried, my heart ached, and i realized i was just thinking i hated him... in reality, i fooled myself into...
    forgiveness12 forgiveness12 36-40 Oct 6

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    Yes you the deadly poison, Yes you the wicked wise, Warmth, love, levitation? No, weak, loathsome and hell-fire. I hate you, the truth I hate you, the moon Even in darkness...
    ymfas ymfas 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    When I say "I hate school" is doesn't mean I hate the education and knowledge. It means I hate selfish and ignorant people there. It means I hate stress and high expectations that...
    JessiesColumn JessiesColumn 16-17, F Oct 11

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    It amazes me that more people in the world don't hate people, or at least don't understand people who hate people. Everyone treats everyone so horribly. Growing up, I had to deal...
    chickiebos chickiebos 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    She is the worst human being on earth and she's better off dead. She has crossed many lines and i question her existence. I hate her. She has hurt every family member and she is...
    Rascalex Rascalex 16-17, F Sep 28

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    So yeah I've been thinking about it and sometimes I honestly can not tell... It's hard to say when sometimes I feel like there's just too many things I hate and my tolerance for...
    SpoiledKingPotatoePop SpoiledKingPotatoePop 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I hate school, I hate people, I hate myself, I hate this world. I hate everything.
    TheRouge TheRouge 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 7

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