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I Hate Cymbalta

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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'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 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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    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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    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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    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 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 16, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    otad12 otad12 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 9

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