How bad is Cymbalta withdrawal?

How bad is Cymbalta withdrawal?

Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms can be uncomfortable and unpleasant. The good news is that they're rarely dangerous to your long-term health. However, if you're experiencing symptoms that make it difficult to function or are experiencing new or worsening suicidal thoughts, reach out to your doctor immediately.

What happens when you stop taking duloxetine?

Stopping duloxetine abruptly may result in one or more of the following withdrawal symptoms: irritability, nausea, feeling dizzy, vomiting, nightmares, headache, and/or paresthesias (prickling, tingling sensation on the skin). Depression is also a part of bipolar illness.

Is 20 mg of duloxetine a lot?

Adults—40 milligrams (mg) per day (given as 20 mg two times per day) to 60 mg per day (given either once a day or as 30 mg two times per day). Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. However, the dose is usually not more than 120 mg per day.

What happens if you quit Cymbalta cold turkey?

Brain Zaps and Other Withdrawal Symptoms. Quitting Cymbalta abruptly may bring on severe withdrawal symptoms that can last for weeks or even months. To avoid such symptoms, the drug's manufacturer recommends gradually reducing dosage when stopping the drug.