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15 Jan 2008

Cymbalta 60 caps for painful feet
An endicrinologist prescribed this medication for treatment of my painful feet. The pamphlet indicates that it is depression medication. I don't suffer from depression at all. I'm not overweight, don't have diabetes, are 49. Painful feet occurs whenever I'm on my feet for about 2 hours. Orthopedic surgeon diagnosed plantar faciitis as the pain starts in the heel area and spreads to the front of the foot and up to the knees. I am desperate but am scared to take Cymbalta. What is the relation between the depression medication and painful feet?
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01 Jan 0001

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Doctors often prescribe drugs for indications other than those listed on the package insert - This is called "off-label" indications. Give the Cymbalta a try - it may be worth it
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