Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

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Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby Sparky77 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:25 pm

I am weaning myself off of Amitriptyline (it wasn't for me) and am due to start Duloxetine on Saturday. I was actually put on to it by a long term sufferer of FM who said after years of different treatments this was one medication that REALLY helped with the pain. I suggested it to my Dr and she said why not? Does anyone want to share their experiences with this drug?

Thanks in advance - Mark
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby perseus » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:32 pm

Yes, it's one of the more useful drugs for FM.

https://journals.prous.com/journals/ser ... 5&p_IsPs=N

I've been on it for a decade at least. I certainly seemed to obtain some benefit, although whether it is still useful after this much time I'm not sure. It may have disrupted sleep patterns but that is speculative.
As a Public Moderator of this forum my opinions/views expressed are personal and are no more valid than those of other members and not necessarily those of UKFibromyalgia. Regards Stephen
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby Sparky77 » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:40 pm

Thank you Perseus :-)
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby dotty lotty » Fri Jun 02, 2017 6:47 am

I have also been on it for maybe 5 years and it certainly seems to have helped more than any others. Good luck with it. :teddy-bear:
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby Eian Mcneely » Sat Jun 03, 2017 7:05 pm

Have been using it for couple of years now and its is certainly doing all it expected to do....
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby Bobby16 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:29 pm

Does it cause drowsiness.
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Re: Duloxetine/Cymbalta feedback?

Postby dotty lotty » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:56 am

No drowsiness Bobby. :teddy-bear:
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