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Duloxetene for neuropathy & back pain

Neuropathy | Last Active: Jul 1, 2021 | Replies (18)

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@dannygordon149

I’m diabetic. Does cymbalta make you crave food? I have enough trouble keeping on my diet.

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Hello @dannygordon149, Welcome to Connect. I have no experience with cymbalta but have had weight gains on other medications taken for my PMR (prednisone). Until others can share their experience with cymbalta here is an article that attempts to answer your question but I'm guessing it's one of those questions that is different for each of us.

Can taking Cymbalta affect a person's weight?: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323575

You mention you have enough trouble keeping on your diet. Are you on a special diet to help with your diabetes?

@dannygordon149
Hello,
I took Cymbalta for a while and didn't feel hungry but I did lose 90 pounds. My inspiration to lose weight was the possibility of developing Diabetes High blood pressure etc with all their serious side effects.
Take care,
Jake

Hello @dannygordon149

I've taken Cymbalta for a number of years and have not had any appetite or weight increase. However, each person does react differently to meds.

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