This drug sounds interesting.I don't know if it is available here in England.I suffer from severe bouts of anxiety and depression. with suicidal thoughts.I also suffer from periphereal neuropathy,although it is not linked to diabetes. I wonder if it would help me. Night times are certainly the worse times.Does anyone know anything more about this drug.
I was on it when it 1st came out...becuz depression and hurt physically. ..it was amazing ..alas my insurance wouldn't cover it and it was then very expensive. .it had to be changed. .but from my experience I give thumbs up! ♡
I've been on Cymbalta for about 5 years. Its really worked for me. I usually have a 3 year shelf life for meds before they quit working. And I've been on A LOT of meds. But this one really worked for me. I take this in the mornings and then a prescription sleeping pill at night. Because being bipolar makes my brain be in constant overdrive.. I hope this info helped a little. I don't know how old you are, but I am 50, and been through SO many meds. Just wanted to share my experience with you!
I have been on Cymbalta since 2003. I was not put on it for depression as I was not depressed at that time. I injured my neck and had severe nerve pain for months, so the Dr decided to try the Cymbalta. It worked very well. My pain is still mild sometimes but is manageable. I recently became more depressed so the Dr increased the Cymbalta and it is helping. For depression with neurophathy, it has been shown to be very effective. You should discuss it with your Dr to see if it is right for you. Good luck!
Lithium was the magic pill for me but 10 years on and i dont know that they are as effective now. They are mood stabilisers.x