Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Re: Just started cymblata yesterday-PLEASE HELP!! nmk

Posted by poop'd-out on August 29, 2004, at 23:55:38

In reply to Just started cymblata yesterday-PLEASE HELP!!, posted by nmk on August 29, 2004, at 16:02:45

> Hi All,
> I just started my first 30mg dose of Cymbalta yesterday and am having a difficult go of it. I have felt dizzy, "spacey", and have noticed an increase in my anxiety and agitation. To top things off, I was only able to sleep 3 hours last night.
> I am frightened because these are the same s/e's I was having on Effexor a few years back and had to discontinue after 2 months. The withdrawal, as you all know, was pure hell.
> I know it has only been two days but my gut is telling me that this is going to be similar to my effexor experience and I am scared to death. I have a call in to my pdoc but as usual, no return call.
> Can anyone offer some insight? Does a NE reuptake inhibitor have a tendency to increase anxiety and agitation in some?
> I really want to go back to my zoloft, even though it helps some of the time.
> Please help. Thanks so much.
> Nicole


I took Effexor years ago and only stayed on it for about a week because of the anxiety and agitation. I was hoping Cymbalta might be different. I don't know about the NE factor but I believe it might cause anxiety/irritation in certain individuals. At least that has been my experience. Hopefully, the cymbalta will even itself out after a while. Don't quit just yet! Keep me up to date because it sounds like we have similar reactions to meds.

Hang in there. = )





Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post

Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.


Start a new thread

Google www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:poop'd-out thread:378908