What is Cymbalta (Duloxetine) used for?
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Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) prescribed to treat patients suffering from depression or generalized anxiety disorder. The medication balances levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to reduce feelings of worthlessness, elevate mood, and prevent symptoms of anxiety. This action also makes it useful for treating nerve pain caused by diabetes. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Cymbalta (Duloxetine)?
Follow the instructions provided by your physician to ensure the correct results from Cymbalta (Duloxetine). One tablet is normally taken once daily at the indicated dosage, but your particular regimen will depend on your current health condition and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses whole with a full glass of water. Never crush, split, or chew the tablets prior to use as this may destroy or alter the effects of the contents. Ask your physician or pharmacist any questions you have about the medication to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Cymbalta (Duloxetine)?
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Tell your physician if any of these symptoms become worrying to you or if more serious side effects appear such as agitation, faintness, severe nausea, vomiting, headaches, painful urination, sensitive skin, muscle pain, or a severe skin reaction. These conditions may require medical attention or reduced dosages to prevent further problems from occurring.
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) should not be used to treat patients with hypertension or if you are taking other MAOI medications. Also disclose if you have bipolar disorder, epilepsy, glaucoma, controlled hypertension, or heart disease as these conditions may cause complications with treatment requiring reduced dosages or other adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Cymbalta (Duloxetine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.