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Trends in the Treatment of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

“…chemotherapy-induced neuropathy is a big, big problem; it is one of the more prominent toxicities we have with a number of commonly used chemotherapy agents, such as the platinum agents and taxanes.”  1,660 more words

Research Updates

Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors, or SNRIs

Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors, or SNRIs:

  • Duloxetine (Cymbalta)
    • For Depression: Cymbalta should be administered a total dose of 40mg/day (20mg 2x daily) to 60 mg/day (given either 1x daily or 30mg 2x daily).
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Psychology

My Recovery Goal

Things, at the moment, let’s be honest, are less than ideal.  I am (more than) a touch depressed, but it’s early days yet.  I have increased duloxetine from 30mg to 45mg, so we’ll see how that goes.  370 more words

Bipolar

Sleep deprived and nauseous.

Another day living with depression. I have been on Duloxetine now for 11 days and being someone that doesn’t believe in the use of drugs I am struggling to persist with the debilitating side-effects. 345 more words