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My doctor has me on 30 Cymbalta morning and nite plus 25 of…

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My doctor has me on 30 Cymbalta morning and nite plus 25 of luvox morning and nite I feel like one of them is keeping me awake. I have taken Cymbalta 60 in the morning for the past 7 years had no problem until recently I was having major anxiety and parnoia..thinking of just taking the luvox at nite

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Is there anything in particular that seems to make the symptoms better or worse?

The past 3 weeks

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

Depression runs in my family

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Mental Health
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Mental Health Professional: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago
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Hi and welcome.

Insomnia that is lack of sleep is one of the side effects of luvox but at the same time it is the medication for depression and anxiety. I would suggest you to discuss this with prescribing doctor for dose adjustment for best results.

Let me know if you have further questions.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Does lexapro have that same effect?
Mental Health Professional: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Yes, unfortunately all of the antidepressants have this side effect so do lexapro.

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Mental Health Professional: Dr Uzair, Doctor replied 1 year ago

Let me know if you have further questions.

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