Anyone use cymbalta for anxiety?

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Hi I was looking into starting cymbalta for anxiety and was curious of how is it and if it’s worth a try or not. 

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Anyone use cymbalta for anxiety?

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@Hope78 Hi Hope78, thank you for opening this discussion. Let me tag some members who can possibly share their experiences with cymbalta with you!

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Anyone use cymbalta for anxiety?


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I used it for awhile and it made me worse

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I've never used it I take busiprone
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I use it along with vistaril. The combination helps

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I was given a script for it but I havent and dont plan on using it.  I think the side effects far outweigh the benefits of this drug, and many like it.  I am trying desperately to use mind over matter.  Ours minds are much stronger than we think and we can control this.  I've done it before, I'm hoping I can get a grip on me.

 
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Yes. Cymbalta also helps with pain. I think it is a great med for depression and highly recommend.

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I was on Cymbalta for almost 4 yrs, & the therapist I was seeing suggested I switch to Lexapro, along with Wellbutrin that I was already taking. I weaned off the Cymbalta very slowly as instructed, but went through horrific withdrawal symptoms- crying out of control, severely depressed, problems sleeping, the shakes, and wondering if this is what a drug addict feels when trying to get off drugs. I found a group online called “Cymbalta Hurts” & couldn’t believe how many people had become addicted & weren’t able to get off of it. It took me a good 6 months, and fortunately I didn’t have lingering side effects. Many others haven’t been so lucky.

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