Medically Reviewed by Harshi Dhingra, M.D.

Last Reviewed: Jun 22, 2022

Pharmacist Tips

Cymbalta (duloxetine) tips from pharmacists

  • Swallow your Cymbalta capsule whole. Do not split, crush, or chew the capsule or sprinkle its contents on food or liquids.

  • Do not stop taking Cymbalta abruptly. This can cause withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your doctor about coming off this medicine gradually.

  • Cymbalta can cause dizziness and drowsiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires total concentration until you know how it affects you