Cymbalta Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Cymbalta's Generic Name: duloxetine hydrochloride
Eli Lilly's antidepressant Cymbalta is a versitile medication approved to treat depression and certain types of pain. The company hopes that it has found a money-maker, since It's flagship antidepressant Prozac is now available in a cheaper generic version.
Cymbalta capsules contain the active ingredient duloxetine hydrochloride, which is a type of antidepressant known as a serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) . This type of medicine acts on nerve cells in the brain.
Many things can affect the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
Uses of Cymbalta
Cymbalta is one of the newer antidepressants that is approved to treat both depression and certain types of neuropathic pain.
Side Effects of Cymbalta
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Cymbalta.
Warnings and precautions before taking Cymbalta:
Drug Interaction :- Cymbalta can interact with many other medicines. Some interactions can be very important. Make sure your prescriber or health care professional knows about all other medicines you are taking. Many important interactions are listed below :-
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose, seek emergency treatment immediately. Symptoms of a Cymbalta overdose may include vomiting, tremor, agitation, seizures, drowsiness, hyperactivity, and enlarged pupils.
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