Cymbalta

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Box of duloxetine
Generic cymbalta (duloxetine)

Duloxetine, more commonly known under the brand name Cymbalta is an antidepressant drug that is also licensed for anxiety and for several different types of chronic pain. Duloxetine is also sold under the name Yentreve in some countries.[1][2][3] Duloxetine is a selective-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SNRI), and was only approved in the US in 2004.[2]

Chronic pain[edit | edit source]

2 blue capsules of duloxetine
Duloxetine 20mg capsules

Duloxetine 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 August 5, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 FDA (2007). "Duloxetine label" (PDF). FDA@drugs. Retrieved August 5, 2019.
  3. "Duloxetine: Uses, Side Effects, Dosage, Warnings". Drugs.com. Retrieved August 5, 2019.

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