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I have been on Cymbalta 20 mg for only 4 days. Burning arms

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I have been on Cymbalta 20 mg for only 4 days. Burning arms and legs, back pain dizziness and insomnia. Can I just stop taking this drug?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: only cymbalta allergic to penicillin, eurthromycin, codeine, antihistamines - apology for spelling errors
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: yes, coming off opthalmic steroids with sever complications after cataract surgery
Submitted: 4 days ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
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Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 4 days ago.

Thanks for your question.

Taking cymbalta for 4 days only would not cause any dependency and and as a corollary would not cause any withdrawal if you stop taking it.Therefore you may stop using it if it is causing troublesome side effects.

Customer: replied 4 days ago.
thank you
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 4 days ago.


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