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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Cymbalta oral.

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Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
8/17/2014 12:07:53 AM

Reviewer: lynn, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Profuse perspiration especially from the head and face. Hair becomes drenched.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
8/15/2014 6:20:19 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Totally changed my life for the better. Other antidepressants didn't work or I couldn't tolerate them.

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
8/15/2014 12:26:21 AM

Reviewer: KayDee44, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
HORRIBLE!!! Loss all desire to have sex, gained weight (40lbs), did not work and while coming off of it I felt like me head was going to explode! I felt like my brain was rattling around inside my skull during a thunderstorm! UGH!!! HORRIBLE! HORRIBLE! HORRIBLE!

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
8/9/2014 9:34:54 PM

Reviewer: nuit50, 55-64 Female 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:
Generally I have been extremely happy that Cymbalta has been so effective, having taken virtually every antidepressant on the market since the 1960's. I was taking MAOI's for years, which entailed dietary and medical restrictions and caused a disabling tremor. I tried Duloxetine for a short time and the experience was awful; I was exhausted, agitated and constipated. Miserable. After ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Major Depressive Disorder
8/7/2014 9:39:29 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Weight gain. Dizziness. Increase from 60 mg to 90 mg caused more depression. Restless.

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