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My wife is having side effects we think from a new

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My wife is having side effects we think from a new medication - duloxetine 30mg. sweating,nausea, a burning feeling in her arms. this is the 3rd day on the medication, she took one pill this morning about 10:00. the doctor put her on this because of arthritis pain. how soon will the side effects last?

Doctor's Assistant: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?

Dexilant,colestipol,Januvia, enalapril,bumetanide,align,multi vitamin, she's allergic to sulfa.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

When she has had surgery, her blood pressure bottoms out after she's given anesthesia.

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Well, duloxetine is used to help relieve nerve pain.

Yes, this medication, is associated with side effects like-

Nausea, Dry mouth, Constipation, Fatigue, Burning sensation in arms.

You should also keep an eye on blood pressure levels.

If she gets- dizziness, lightheadedness, than she should get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.

Usually, such side effects may occur for a week or two.

She can wait till one week.

If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.

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