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Are there any risks in taking Cymbalta?

There is a risk that Cymbalta can cause serious problems with your liver. You should contact your doctor if you feel weakness and fatigue; have dark urine or light-colored stools; nausea; vomiting; yellow eyes/skin; fever; itching; difficulty breathing; or upper right pain in your abdomen. This medication may cause some people to feel agitated or irritable or to engage in abnormal behaviors. It also may cause suicidal thinking or increase the severity of depression. If you are diabetic, it could change your blood sugar levels. It can cause fainting and falls, especially in the first week of use or after a dosage adjustment. Report any of these symptoms that you or your child might have to your doctor.

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