cymbalta has it helped the pain?? anyone???

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by hensue, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. hensue

    hensue New Member

    just trying to find out what helps the pain and what doesnt.
  2. Jittle

    Jittle Member


    I was a mess before cymbalta. I started at 20mg (what doc said was not even a does that would help, but it did). Helped mood, nerve pain in back. Upper back and shoulder pain. I am now up to 60mg (took almost a year) and cannot live a day without it. It does not help lower back pain or my leg pain. Some people have bad side affects, I had a couple, but stuck with in, and thank the doc for pushing it on me ( I fought him for a few months) for it every day.I recommed starting at a low dose to help ease in.
  3. Mikie

    Mikie Moderator

    I've seen a lot of posts on Cymbalta over my years here. It helps some but not others, just like most treatments available to us. Nothing seems to help everyone. good luck.

    Love, Mikie