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Generic Name: DULOXETINE - ORAL Pronounced: (doo-LOX-e-teen) Cymbalta Oral Uses
Duloxetine is used to treat depression and anxiety. In
addition, duloxetine is used to help relieve nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy)
in people with diabetes or ongoing pain due to medical conditions such as
arthritis, chronic back pain, or fibromyalgia (a condition that causes
Duloxetine may improve your mood, sleep, appetite, and
energy level, and decrease nervousness. It can also decrease pain due to
certain medical conditions. Duloxetine is known as a serotonin-norepinephrine
reuptake inhibitor (SNRI). This medication works by helping to restore the
balance of certain natural substances (serotonin and norepinephrine) in the
How To Use Cymbalta Oral
Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient
Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using
duloxetine and each time you get a refill. If yo...
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