Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
ssri and ssni
I was on paxil for almost 20 years for depression and panic.  MD switched me to Cymbalta.  He said it is possible for you to get used to meds after being on them long term.  Is that true, cannot find much info. on that.  The problem is the Cymbalta was better with my depression but seems to increase my anxiety and cause me excessive sweating, esp in social situations. Does the sweating sound like a common side effect for SNRI?
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
5318756 tn?1366879670
Hi clydo , yes , sweating profusely is a recognized adverse effect of Effexor. For more information check out the product information on the leaflet in the pack , or their website  - there's a whole host of possible side effects.  
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
5318756 tn?1366879670
Re: above , I meant Cymbalta , not Effexor.  : )
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Yes, it is possible for your body to get so used to a med that it no longer works for you. I am on a few forums and that is a common comment from members. Strange that your anxiety has increased as Cymbalta is FDA approved for generalized anxiety disorder. A med I take for anxiety is propranolol. It is a beta blocker used for high blood pressure, anxiety and akathisia.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
12940884 tn?1487031395
Blank
Belle313 commented on renae176's status
5 hrs ago
12940884 tn?1487031395
Blank
Belle313 commented on KeeLolo's status
5 hrs ago
9784446 tn?1421340646
Blank
123tushar07 commented on Wellbutrin
13 hrs ago
Blank
Mood Tracker
Track your mood over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Mood Disorders Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1551327 tn?1485434207
Blank
Tompkinsville, KY
1415482 tn?1459706314
Blank
Kingston, Jamaica
Depression Community Resources