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Quitting cymbalta cold turkey, brain zaps and headaches and

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Quitting cymbalta cold turkey, brain zaps and headaches and just sick all around, decided to start back on Prozac to help with withdraws. Should I just get back on cymbalta then ween off?
JA: Do you have a fever? Do you have any other existing medical conditions?
Customer: No fever just don't feel good it's been about 5 days that I haven't taken cymbalta and no
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the psychologist should know?
Customer: Was depressed many years ago(17) & I have only been back on meds for 5 years
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 1 year ago.

It seems that you are experiencing withdrawal symptoms after stopping Cymbalta . You should restart and slowly wean off from it to avoid withdrawal

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