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I am having severe anxiety. Is there a doctor who can help

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I am having severe anxiety. Is there a doctor who can help me?
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Drugdad replied 7 months ago.
Hi, thanks for the question. Are you on any anxiety medications right now?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Yes cymbalta
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
But my psychiatrist hasn't answered her phone in a week. I'm almost out of my cymbalta which she was tapering me off of and the plan is to switch to something else. I am suffering.
Expert:  Drugdad replied 7 months ago.
Sorry to hear that. Usually, when switching from drugs like cymbalta to other drugs in similar class. Cymbalta would be tapered off to avoid having too much serotonin in your system. Since you have already started the tapering off, talk to your doctor about giving you anxiety medication to take edge off.

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