Cymbalta

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Box of duloxetine
Generic cymbalta (duloxetine)

Duloxetine, more commonly known under brand name Cymbalta is an antidepressant drug that is also licensed for different types of chronic pain.[1][2]</ref>[3] Duloxetine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI)[2] Duloxetine is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI), and was only approved in the US in 2004.[2]

Cymbalta and chronic pain[edit | edit source]

2 blue capsules of duloxetine
Duloxetine 20mg capsules

Cymbalta is licensed for fibromyalgia, musculoskeletal pain, and pain caused by diabetic peripheral neuropathy (a form of nerve pain).[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. FDA. "Cymbalta overview: FDA Approved Drug Products". FDA@drugs. Retrieved Aug 5, 2019. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 FDA (2007). "Duloxetine label" (PDF). FDA@drugs. Retrieved Aug 5, 2019. 
  3. "Duloxetine: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage, Warnings". Drugs.com. Retrieved Aug 5, 2019. 


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