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Buy Cymbalta Generic Duloxetine for Depression, Anxiety and fibromyalgia

Most people go through some sad phases in life; but when these extend for months on end, it is ‘clinically' defined as depression.  When the blues weigh you down, nothing ever seems good in life.  Medication may help, and one of these is Cymbalta or Duloxetine, which blocks the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine; with higher levels of these chemicals being available in the brain, the individual can come out of the blues'.

"Song sung blue, everybody knows one;

Song sung blue; every garden grows one …

When you take the blues and make a song,

You sing them out again."

So goes an old, very famous song sung by Engelbert Humperdinck.  Was the lyricist feeling depressed when he wrote that?  We don't know, but the fact is that everyone feels down and out, now and then.

Depression, the stark reality of sadness and pain that maybe accompanied by suicidal ideation – especially in the very young – needs to be treated.  One can feel depressed over anything that doesn't work out for them in life – failure in exams, the death of a loved one, or separation from someone you are close to.  There can be hundreds of reasons, but the experience is similar.

Medical science has traced the root cause of this disorder.  Neurons, separated by gaps – synapses – in the brain send and receive messages through neurotransmitters.  When the brain is functioning normally, these gaps are clear and chemicals like serotonin and norepinephrine move easily; but when the gaps are not clear, these chemicals get reattached to the parent nerve, creating a chemical imbalance, which leads to depression.

Duloxetine is widely used to treat major depression and anxiety in people.  Its' latest use is in fibromyalgia, which remains a controversy in medical circles because it is not apparent on physical examination, nor can it be corroborated by ‘objective diagnostic' tests.  For the sufferer that won't mean anything, except that the individual could be complaining of severe fatigue, stiffness in the joints, disturbed sleep, difficulty in swallowing, or a numbness and tingling sensation.  But depression, anxiety, or a post-traumatic stress disorder play a key role in fibromyalgia.  Some diabetics may experience diabetic neuropathy [nerve damage] – which can also be treated with this medicine.

Those who take Cymbalta must give a list of all medicines they are taking to their psychiatrist, for medicines like narcotics, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, anti-anxiety or anti-seizure medications all interact with it.  Other medicines that may be sold over-the-counter, including those for cold, or allergy, may also increase sleepiness if taken with it. MAO inhibitors, if taken with Cymbalta, can lead to fatal results.  The doctor has to know all this, so that the correct dose and medicine regimen can be worked out for you.

In addition, let your treating doctor know about any kidney/liver disease, any occurrence of seizures/epilepsy, bipolar disorder [in its' manic manifestation specially], any suicidal ideation, history of drug abuse, glaucoma, or any bleeding/blood clotting disorder you may have.

Cymbalta is not approved for use in children below 18 years, while the geriatric population can have heightened sensitivity to the medicine.  Pregnant or lactating women should consult their doctor before taking the medicine.

The possibility of depression getting worse for many weeks once the treatment begins is there, so family or caregivers should be alert to any change in mood or behavior of the person undergoing treatment for depression.  The less serious and common side effects can include: headaches, dizziness, nausea, constipation, insomnia, dry mouth, or sore throat.  Serious side effects that need to be immediately reported to the doctor include: suicidal ideation, restlessness, anxiety, aggressiveness, hallucinations, tremors/seizures, changes in the blood pressure, arrhythmias/palpitations, hot flashes, muscular pain, difficulty in urinating, even jaundice.

Allergic reactions, common to most medications, could include: rash, itching, swelling, wheezing, or difficulty in breathing, for which help must be taken from the doctor.

The medicine has to be stored in a cool place, away from heat, light, moisture, children and pets.  Don't take alcohol with this medication, not only will it make you more sleepy, it can also increase the risk of damage to your liver.

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