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I have fibromyalgia and depression. I am on 9 mg cymbalta qd

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I have fibromyalgia and depression. I am on 9 mg cymbalta qd and wake up with a headache every morning. I see no difference between now and when I was on 60 mg. how can I safely taper back to 60?
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
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Yes, you can taper back.
There is no danger in going from 90 to 60.
Just let your doctor know. :)
I hope this helps. If you have more questions, just reply. :)
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
Do I have to taper gradually or just drop to 60 mg?
just drop. there is no taper
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