Drug Class: Serotonin Norepinepherine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI)
Manufacturer: Eli Lilly
Approval date: August, 2004
What is Cymbalta and how does it work
Cymbalta is an antidepressant that increases the concentration of serotonin and norepinepherine (neurotransmitters) in the brain.
What does Cymbalta treat
How effective is Cymbalta
Diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain
What are interesting facts about Cymbalta
How is Cymbalta dosed and administered
40-120 mg daily. May be administered once or twice daily.
What are the side effects of Cymbalta
Common: Nausea, dry mouth, fatigue, drowsiness, constipation, decreased appetite, excessive sweating (hyperhydrosis).
Serious: Suicide, liver failure, serotonin syndrome, bleeding, neuroleptic malignant syndrome,orthostatic hypotension, seizures, fainting.
Cymbalta drug interactions
What is the cost of Cymbalta
Cost between $5 and $16 dollars per capsule.
How to obtain prescription assistance for Cymbalta
If you need prescription assistance for Cymbalta visit Lilly TruAssist.
References: Cymbalta FDA Prescribing Information and Medication Guide
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