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marie
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anyone ever take this? Internet shows more psychiatric symptoms possibly-psychosis etc and very hard or impossible to withdraw with ongoing side effect symptoms. Class action suit re: withdraw problems also.
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Withdrawal is really bad if you stay on it very long. I only lasted 2-3 weeks on it. I can't remember the symptoms, but they were numerous.

Why not try LDN? I'm amazed at how much it helps inflammation and pain!!

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numerous symptoms from drugs or lyme?
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From Cymbalta.

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Turmeric didn't help. Does a dr have to prescribe LDN
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Yea, my question too, does a Dr have to prescribe LDN?

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Yes to the LDN. It's compounded. I get mine from BelMar Pharmacy in Golden, CO.

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Is Cymbalta the drug that was a replacement for Mirapex? I can't remember if it was that or Lyrica that made me hallucinate, and a year after stopping it I still couldn't watch tv without feeling like I was going to have a seizure.

When the company was going to lose their exclusive rights to Mirapex, after 20 years, they tried to find a way to get it banned, and released their replacement medicine.

I wish I could remember which drug I was given. It's not in my records anymore. It was awful, and I really want to avoid it forever.

I'm still taking Mirapex, and it's been good for me for restless leg syndrome. As I get better from Lyme disease, I can tell I don't need as much.

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Lyrica is a lot like Cymbalta.

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Thank you, Lymetoo. I think I'll just avoid both of them.
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