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... tin now for 7 months. A low dose of 1200 mg a day used to be all I needed to control my burning and stabbing pain in my right foot..Today, I am taking 60 mg of Cymbalta a day and also 2400 mg of gabopentin a day. ... (15 replies)
... I had a third lumbar sympathetic nerve block yesterday...I had the first in August, the second in Septmeber and a third leg warmed up a bit after the block.. ... (32 replies)
... I was diagnosed in September of 07 and I have found people on this board to be very helpful and very kind. I was on 3600 mg of Neurontin, along with 60 mg of Cymbalta but the neurontin wasn't helping me much so the doc switched me to Lyrica. ... (5 replies)

... I looked up causes for neuropathy and listed,among others, is nerve damage,meds like lyrica,cymbalta,Duloxetine hydrochloride, Pregabalin and other meds. I must insert a caution here......if you're taking any of those meds it does not mean that it's the cause of the neuropathy. I'd suggest thinking hard about exactly when the neuropathy began. If it started after taking any... (32 replies)
... I'm hopeful that Cymbalta will give you some added relief during this difficult time for you. ... (32 replies)
... WOW, Mary, you have had it for 3-4 years and no blocks? The reason I'm surprised is that usually the standard treatment as well as being diagnostic and to try to stop it in the first stages and everything. I also couldn't imagine the pain without the blocks? Was that your choice to wait? When mine wears off I'm in tears and can't get out of bed! Good luck on the 17th and on... (8 replies)
... Kin, Good luck with the new PM. I'm having my first block this Mon. this will be for the right foot and leg. I haven't had any blocks up to this point. I've had rsd for about 3-4 years. I'm having my trial scs placed on the 17th of this month. I've been on all the pain meds, cymbalta, neurontin, ketamine cream,and pt. I've decided to go ahead with the scs. I don't... (8 replies)
... s do nothing at all, so my doc put me on Cymbalta 60mgs, one a day, and they do nothing. I have been on them a month and a half. I take 80mgs of Methadone and 3600mg of Neurontin a day. ... (3 replies)
... some anti D meds, such as cymbalta can sometimes really help with RSD crap too, so that would be a good one to try and start with just becasue, ya know? ... (26 replies)
... y duty. UGH!!! So that this point the specialist referred me to a pain management physician. I saw the physician and was immediately scheduled for a right lumbar sympathetic nerve block and put on Cymbalta 30 mg for the first 2 weeks then 60 mg thereafter. ... (3 replies)
... CRPS is part of the Sympathetic Nervous System...Autonomic NS...heart, blood pressure, internal organs, etc. All the involuntary systems we have no control over. ... (1 replies)
... ring the day but am on 300mg at night to take the edge off enough to sleep. My neurologist still wants to get me on something during the day and just introduced Cymbalta at night with the hopes of getting me to sleep longer. ... (4 replies)
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Jan 22, 2013
... eliminated the burning sensation within a matter of days. It was about 3 months later before antidepressants were added to the treatment. I tried trazadone then cymbalta which gave me zero relieve. ... (6 replies)
... oids. That was to hopefully give me remission. Well, unfortunately, it didn't so I began a course of Neurontin and that got increased to 3600 daily, along with Cymbalta for nerve pain. ... (20 replies)
... daily along with 40mgs of Methadone 2x daily. I get weekly injections for sympathetic nerve bloc, and it usually gives me a day or 2 relief of pain. I also do physical therapy 2x weekly. ... (7 replies)
... ankle and was reduced by sympathetic nerve blocks that I received about 4 times over 3 months. I stopped them and since then have been taking Lyrica and Cymbalta to manage the pain. ... (2 replies)
Aug 3, 2012
... above water. I lost a 35k job and it really has taken a toll on us. With all the doctor appointments and things it has been VERY DISCOURAGING. I have had two Sympathetic nerve blocks that did not work, had radio frequency where they burn the nerve endings, no help. ... (3 replies)
... Along with all the medicine I started a series of lower lumbar sympathetic nerve blocks. I started off with 4 of them, and they calmed down some of the symptoms but there was still unresolved issues. ... (3 replies)
... Cardshark, That's great news! Where will you have it done? I am on a waiting list yet. My RSD has recently spread from arm to both feet so my meds were changed a little. Lyrica, cymbalta, lidoderm and now oxycontin. Your right I have gained 12lbs which is a lot when your 5'2"! I was very reluctant to start oxycontin for fear of addiction, but my pm dr said he must get... (35 replies)
Apr 28, 2009
... time!! I wish it would retire, already!! But for some reason the warm water therapy has reduced overall swelling..The Cymbalta made me feel hyper and hypo at the same time and like I didn't belong in my body...Despite my pain, I still want to feel like I belong to my body.. ... (14 replies)

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