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Cymbalta Withdrawal and Tapering Help

"Contacting Point of Return was the best decision I made in my adult life. - Glenn (Cymbalta)

Need Help to Come Off Cymbalta?  Our holistic approach to Cymbalta Withdrawal uses a perfect balance of calming natural nutraceuticals that will not interact with Cymbalta, with slow reduction schedules, mentoring and expert guidance throughout your Cymbalta taper. Weaning off Cymbalta minimizes symptoms yet many find even a slow reduction too painful and need Cymbalta Withdrawal Help.  This is where our nonprofit shines. We have helped people in 78 countries and every state of the United States to safely Come Off Cymbalta. Cymbalta is the trade name for Duloxetine, approved by the FDA in 2004 that has shown to have a high rate of Cymbalta Discontinuation Syndrome, also known as Cymbalta Withdrawals that causes extreme symptoms including anxiety, confusion, agitation, sensory disturbances, brain zaps and worsening mental states.  The most common Cymbalta Side Effects are nausea, insomnia, dizziness, sexual dysfunction and somnolence which drives many people to seek the best way to Get off Cymbalta.  Contact Us To Get Off Cymbalta.

How Our Program and Tapering Process works for Cymbalta Dependency

Cymbalta Weaning Program. A slow taper that allows you to safely step down from Cymbalta under the guidance of our Prescription Experts; your Physician and Pharmacist.  

The Pre-Taper is for Symptom Relief. You will not Wean Cymbalta until you feel better. This is where our Advanced Nutraceuticals are critical.

Point of Return provides healthy, Drug-Free Strategies to help minimize Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms to improve mental and physical well-being.

Our areas of expertise are Antidepressants, Benzodiazepines, Sleeping Pills and Painkillers on a case-by-case basis.

At-Home programs are individualized based on your situation. An assessment is done once you start which allows us to individualize your gameplan based on age; length of time on the medications; health challenges; lifestyle, stress levels; additional medications; and interactions. Don't Wean Cymbalta alone, work with our Prescription Drug Experts.  



Imagine being Free of Cymbalta Addiction 

- Proven Program completed At-Home with Expert Guidance

- Our secret is a Slow Taper combined with Powerful all-natural

Nutraceuticals to help ease Cymbalta withdrawal symptoms

- Your program is customized for your specific situation

- Professional information on interactions

- 15 years of experience helping people in 78 countries

- Free Expert Mentoring on our 24/7 private Discussion Board

- Free Assessment Upon Starting our Program (a $400 value)

Learn More about how our process works.

      Call toll-free  866-605-2333 to Learn More or send us an  Email.


        We've helped people in 78 countries and in all 50 states of the USA




        Lois - Cymbalta Taper

        I can't give you guys enough praise for starting this program & for putting in all your effort to save people who need help so desperately. more...

        Lois (North Carolina) Cymbalta

        Luis - Cymbalta Withdrawal

        I just want to say hello to all the staff at POINT OF RETURN. I am doing fine. I am now 2 1/2 years without drugs. Without all your support it would be impossible to get off those drugs. more...

        Luis (Honduras) Cymbalta

        Pamala - Cymbalta Taper

        I am proud to say I have been completely med free. It works. The program continues to work. And, if I have a bad moment, the POR team is an email or phone call away. more...

        Pamela (California) Cymbalta

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        At Point of Return, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, we have spent the last 15 years helping people wean off Cymbalta correctly. With customized taper rates and all natural nutraceuticals, our program allows you to come off Cymbalta, once and for all, from the comfort of your home. Read program FAQs.

        Glenn - Cymbalta Withdrawal


        " I’ve been off the medication for a little over a year and I will be forever grateful for the support and knowledge the Point of Return staff gave me.  Contacting Point of Return was the best decision I made in my adult life." - Glenn B. (Minnesota) Cymbalta more...

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        Cymbalta Side Effects May Include

        allergy, daytime drowsiness, dizziness, drugged feeling, headache, indigestion, nausea, difficulty with coordination, memory loss, tolerance, dependency, changes in behavior and thinking, more outgoing, strange behavior, agitation, worsening of depression, suicidal thoughts, abdominal pain, abnormal dreams, abnormal vision, amnesia, anxiety, arthritis, back pain, bronchitis, burning sensation, chest pain, confusion, constipation, coughing, daytime sleeping, decreased mental alertness, depression, diarrhea, difficulty breathing, difficulty concentrating, difficulty swallowing, diminished sensitivity to touch, dizziness on standing, double vision, dry mouth, emotional instability, exaggerated feeling of well-being, eye irritation, falling, fatigue, fever, flu-like symptoms, gas, general discomfort, hallucination, hiccup, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, increased sweating, infection, insomnia, itching, joint pain, lack of bladder control, lack of coordination, lethargy, light-headedness, loss of appetite, menstrual disorder, migraine, muscle pain, nasal inflammation, nervousness, numbness, paleness, prickling or tingling sensation, rapid heartbeat, rash, ringing in the ears, sinus inflammation, sleep disorder, speech difficulties, swelling due to fluid retention, taste abnormalities, throat inflammation, throbbing heartbeat, tremor, unconsciousness, upper respiratory infection, urinary tract infection, vertigo, vomiting, weakness, abnormal tears or tearing, abscess, acne, aggravation of allergies, aggravation of high blood pressure, aggression, allergic reaction, altered production of saliva, anemia, belching, blisters, blood clot in lung, boils, breast pain, breast problems, breast tumors, bruising, chill with high temperature followed by heat and perspiration, decreased sex drive, delusion, difficulty urinating, excessive urine production, eye pain, facial swelling due to fluid retention, fainting, false perceptions, feeling intoxicated, feeling strange, flushing, frequent urination, glaucoma, gout, heart attack, hemorrhoids, herpes infection, high cholesterol, hives, hot flashes, impotence, inability to urinate, increased appetite, increased tolerance to the drug, intestinal blockage, irregular heartbeat, joint degeneration, kidney failure, kidney pain, laryngitis, leg cramps, loss of reality, low blood pressure, mental deterioration, muscle spasms in arms and legs, muscle weakness, nosebleed, pain, painful urination, panic attacks, paralysis, pneumonia, poor circulation, rectal bleeding, rigidity, sciatica (lower back pain), sensation of seeing flashes of lights or sparks, sensitivity to light, sleepwalking, speech difficulties, swelling of the eye, thinking abnormalities, thirst, tooth decay, uncontrolled leg movements, urge to go to the bathroom, varicose veins, weight loss, and yawning

        Cymbalta Withdrawal Symptoms May Include

        aggression, anxiety, balance issues , blurred vision, brain zaps, concentration impairment, constipation, crying spells, depersonalization, diarrhea, dizziness. electric shock sensations, fatigue, flatulence, flu-like symptoms, hallucinations, hostility, highly emotional, indigestion, irritability, impaired speech, insomnia, jumpy nerves, lack of coordination, lethargy, migraine headaches / increased headaches, nausea, nervousness, over-reacting to situations, paranoia, repetitive thoughts or songs, sensory & sleep disturbances, severe internal restlessness (akathisia), stomach cramps, tremors, tinnitus (ear ringing or buzzing), tingling sensations, troubling thoughts, visual hallucinations / illusions, vivid dreams, speech or visual changes, worsened depression 

        Other names for Cymbalta Include:

        Duloxetine, Ariclaim, Yentreve, Xeristra

        Cymbalta history and info

        Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a SNRI (Serotonin-Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor) created by Eli Lilly in 1986 and after approval by the FDA in 2008 Cymbalta was prescribed for major depression, generalized anxiety, fibromyalgia and neuropathic pain.  The severity of withdrawal symptoms from Cymbalta was bad enough to warrant its own diagnosis ‘Cymbalta Discontinuation Syndrome’ and an FDA advisory committee report states, “Much anecdotal evidence has accumulated documenting the injury, distress and life management impacts caused by discontinuation of Cymbalta. The effects of discontinuation can be severe and extend for weeks or even months.” 

        Duloxetine did not receive US approval for urinary incontinence due to the concerns over liver toxicity and suicidal events. The FDA experts concluded that Cymbalta could potentially cause hepatoxicity (liver damage) and QTc Interval Prolongation (interruption of the heart’s electrical cycle) but followup studies indicated no heart related concerns.

        10-20% of patients state nausea, insomnia, dizziness and fatigue as the primary side effects, but dry mouth, sexual dysfunction and headaches were also commonly reported.

        The prescribing information for Cymbalta states, “A gradual reduction in the dose rather than abrupt cessation is recommended whenever possible. If intolerable symptoms occur following a decrease in the dose or upon discontinuation of treatment, then resuming the previously prescribed dose may be considered. Subsequently, the physician may continue decreasing the dose but at a more gradual rate.”

        According to the FDA and Eli Lilly.

        Discontinuing Cymbalta

        Symptoms associated with discontinuation of Cymbalta and other SSRIs and SNRIs have been reported (see PRECAUTIONS). Patients should be monitored for these symptoms when discontinuing treatment. A gradual reduction in the dose rather than abrupt cessation is recommended whenever possible. If intolerable symptoms occur following a decrease in the dose or upon discontinuation of treatment, then resuming the previously prescribed dose may be considered. Subsequently, the physician may continue decreasing the dose but at a more gradual rate.


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        *The statements on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The products and labels mentioned / sold are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness.

        * Testimonial results may vary person to person.

        *The program outlined in Point of Return is not meant to substitute your doctor, instead it is to be utilized with your physician to help you with your drug withdrawal process and with his or her consent.

        *Because prescription medications can cause severe withdrawal reactions, do not stop taking any medication without first consulting your physician. The decision to taper any medication should be discussed with your doctor and done with their consent and support. More...