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Imagine you with less chronic low back pain. Important Safety Information (continued) • about your alcohol use • about all your medicines, including those for migraine, to address a potentially life-threatening condition. Symptoms may include high fever, confusion, and stiff muscles f • if you are taking NSAID painrelievers, aspirin, or blood thinners. Use with Cymbalta may increase bleeding risk • before stopping Cymbalta or changing your dose • if you experience dizziness or fainting upon standing while taking Cymbalta. This tends to occur in the first fi week or when increasing the dose, but may occur at any time during treatment • about your blood pressure. Cymbalta can increase your blood pressure. Your healthcare provider should check your blood pressure prior to and while taking Cymbalta • if you experience headache, weakness, confusion, problems concentrating, memory problems, or feel unsteady while taking Cymbalta, which may be signs of low f sodium levels •ifyou f develop problems with urine flow fl while w taking Cymbalta • if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during therapy, or are breast-feeding Most common side effects of Cymbalta (this is not a complete list): • nausea, dry mouth, sleepiness, fatigue, constipation, dizziness, decreased appetite, and increased sweating You are encouraged to report negative side effects of Prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088. Other safety information about Cymbalta: • Cymbalta may cause sleepiness and dizziness. Until you know how Cymbalta affects you, you should not drive a car oroperate hazardous machinery. • People age 65 and older who took Cymbalta reported more falls, some resulting in serious injuries. How to take Cymbalta: Take Cymbalta exactly as directed by your healthcare provider. Cymbalta should be taken by mouth. Do not open, break or chew capsule; it must be swallowed whole.Cymbalta can be taken with or without food. DD CON-A ISI A 21APR11 See back page for additional information about Cymbalta, including Boxed Warning about antidepressants and risk of suicide.