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Experience:  Psy.D. in Clinical Forensic Psychology with a background in treating severe mental illnesses.
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Cymbalta or Celexa I'm going to my doctor on Tuesday I get

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Cymbalta or Celexa for me I'm going to my doctor on Tuesday I get angry depressed and have body pain back pain
JA: OK. The Psychologist will need to help you with this. Please give me a bit more information, so the Psychologist can help you best.
Customer: I've been on many different antidepressants Wellbutrin is the one I'm on now doesn't do anything on my mom's caregiver and I yelled at her and I have panic attacks and depressed at times and my back hurts will Cymbalta help me
JA: Is there anything else the Psychologist should be aware of?
Customer: I take Xanax once in awhile don't smoke Don't drink don't do illegal drugs
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

*This website DOES NOT constitute treatment and only provides information and advice in a Q&A format. For treatment (therapy and/or medications) you must go to a licensed professional in your area. Please note that anything said here is not private or confidential, as this is a public forum.

Hello and thank you for using JustAnswer. Cymbalta can be a very effective antidepressant and most likely will be a better fit for you as it has a secondary benefit of helping to lessen chronic pain. So I would recommend starting on Cymbalta first and waiting 2-3 months to see how you feel on that medication, then you can decide to stay on it or switch to Celexa or another alternative antidepressant like Remeron, which may be effective for you. But as for right now Cymbalta seems to be the best medication to treat both the psychological issues and the chronic pain as well.

Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

I hope this answers your questions and gives you some guidance on this issue. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns as I am happy to assist and support you regarding this issue.

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