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First blog post

So..the past 4 days have been hellish. 6 days ago I made the positive decision with my GP to remove Duloxetine from my medications and go back to Lofepramine. 1,475 more words





The action of denying something.

The refusal of something requested or desired.

The title says it all. Not in terms of my own denial, but that of my lovely GP; of her not allowing me to continue reducing the (admittedly small) dose of Quetiapine I’m on at the moment. 354 more words

How Things Are Now

I’ve been taking Duloxetine for a couple of months now and things have settled down.

I’m no longer getting so many muscle spasms – they are few and far between now and not so annoying. 362 more words


Combination of pregabalin with duloxetine for fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial.

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by chronic widespread pain and associated with sleep disturbance, depression, fatigue, and cognitive dysfunction. Polypharmacy is commonly used, but supportive evidence is limited. 303 more words



“There are risks to antidepressant treatment, but the risks of untreated depression are worse.” ~ John Bailey

So, the second time I was sick enough to start taking medication the first one they put me on was duloxetine – brand name Cymbalta.

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Mental Health

Round up

Another night of disjointed sleep. I liken in to an old record player. I have a dream then wake to turn the record over, then a different dream and the sequence continues till I give in and get up. 331 more words

Daily Life

Cymbalta and why it ruined my life

**Will preface this by saying that all medications affect people differently. Just because I had a bad experience on this medication does not mean that you will, but it’s important to look into any medication before taking it (or stopping it)** 717 more words

Chronic Pain