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User Reviews & Ratings - Cymbalta Oral


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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/25/2015 2:22:36 PM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The only side effect I have with Cymbalta is urinary retention. The biggest side effect is trying to come off of it. It doesn't work so much for easing psychological pain as it does for easing physical pain, which is counterintuitive to its mandate. I highly suggest using a SSRI in conjunction with Cymbalta as it only works fairly well for depression and anxiety.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
1/11/2015 10:14:53 PM

Reviewer: Sharon, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Cymbalta for at least 10 years. It has been a life saver for me. It works. Unfortunately, the generic duloxetine does not, & I can't afford the brand. I am in the process of finding another drug which I hope will work as well.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/26/2014 6:39:39 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male 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 using this drug since it first came on the market in 2005. The results were almost immediate, and I have been using Cymbalta ever since. I recommended it to friends over the years, and they are all feeling much better from it as well.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
12/19/2014 7:54:23 AM

Reviewer: Roseblood, Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Cymbalta for three years and did not see much improvement.My quality of life was hell.I stopped taking Cymbalta almost 4 months ago and I am still going through withdrawal.I am miserable and have had thoughts of suicide. I would advise anyone to get all the facts about this drug before you start to fake it. Withdrawal symptoms are absolutely HORRENDOUS.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
11/18/2014 8:35:12 AM

Reviewer: Angie D, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After only 22 days on this drug, I experienced extreme fatigue and shortness of breath. Could not walk 25 steps without feeling like I could not breathe. My vision was blurry off and on and my blood pressure was on a roller coaster. One day it was 80/55 and the next it was 155/92 despite BP meds I take. I stopped the drug with my Dr. permission. Am back on Celexa.

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