I think you've answered your own questions. The doc is right, you need to stick with a med for at least 6 weeks to give it a chance. Most side affects will go away by then as well.
I'm seeing lots of folks on Cymbalta lately. Let us know how you do on it friend.
Hugs and Blessings!
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