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  •  I would ask, then try (1+ / 0-)
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    SAM-e can wind you up so go at it slow - 200mg at a time, give it a day for each dose to catch up with you. I took Cymbalta and it gave me panic attacks, so your mileage may vary :-(

    "Not dead ... yet. Still have ... things to do." -Liet Kynes

    by Stranded Wind on Thu Jul 02, 2009 at 08:50:05 PM PDT

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    •  Thanks my friend. (0+ / 0-)

      Cymbalta has been working pretty well, although I have had to raise the dose. My medprac gives me free samples so that's no problem; but it remains to be seen as to how long I will be able to be on it. All of the anti-depressants I have ever been on have failed eventually. It's just a big ol' crap shoot.

      Like the Kynes quote, BTW.

      Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way, when you criticize them, you're a mile away and you have their shoes.

      by crose on Sat Jul 04, 2009 at 07:10:14 PM PDT

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