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Cymbalta and Lamactil
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Cymbalta and Lamactil

I'm on Cymbalta for moodswings and fibro.  Someone posted that they were on Cymbalta and Lamactil and it worked well.  Cant find the post.  Anyone taking this combination and does it work.  
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I used to take Cymbalta, and I think it depends on your diagnosis - (I take Lamactil).  My pdoc doesn't think that Cymbalta is good for BP1 - and he took me off of it.  It was a HARD withdrawal period, but I do feel better now just taking Cymbalta.  



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I'm on Cymbalta & Lamictal, it works GREAT for me.
I've had no problems at all.
I went thru the slow starting on both. The Lamictal
took longer to get in my system, but once it was
on target I was great!
The Cymbalta they added later. It works well
too. I really like this combo...
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I was on this combo for quite some time...it was the longest lasting combo of anything we had tried over a period of about 7 years.  Good luck!!
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