How to stop Cymbalta

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Dee75
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   Posted 2/14/2012 10:52 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi! I would like to withdraw from Cymbalta. Has anyone done this and if so, how did you go about it? Thank you, Dee [img]/community/emoticons/wink.gif[/img]














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   Posted 2/14/2012 10:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Talk to your doctor about this and work with your doctor to come up with a safe schedule that decreases the dose over time.

Depending on your current dose as well as how long you have been taking Cymbalta it can take a couple of month to safely ween off of it.

Cymbalta is not a medication you want to stop cold turkey or too soon. Abrupt stoppage can really mess with your system and can be dangerous.
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   Posted 2/15/2012 2:47 AM (GMT -6)   
i did so slowly under the approval of my doctor. best to do a slow safe wean from cymbalta, nasty side effects. with compassion, jamie
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   Posted 2/15/2012 6:18 AM (GMT -6)   
I agree with the above posts, you need doctor's help to do this. It is a hard drug to come off of. Best wishes, sorry it isn't working for you hon.

Keep us posted.

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