What is Cymbalta (Duloxetine) used for?
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Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine ruptake inhibitor (SSNRI) prescribed to treat patients suffering from depression. The medication operates by balancing levels of neurotransmitters in the brain to prevent feelings of worthlessness, irritability, or hopelessness. This action may also make it useful for treating patients with generalized anxiety or nerve pain caused by diabetes. Your doctor may prescribe it to treat other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Cymbalta (Duloxetine)?
Strictly follow your doctor`s directions while using Cymbalta (Duloxtine) to get the most effective results from treatment. One tablet is typically taken once or twice each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your symptoms and health condition. These doses should be swallowed with a full glass of water to aid absorption. Never change the form of the medication by splitting, chewing, or crushing the tablets as this may destroy or alter the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about using the medication to prevent any potential problems.
What are the side effects of Cymbalta (Duloxetine)?
Some patients using Cymbalta (Duloxetine) have reported experiencing side effects including:
More serious symptoms that may require medical assistance are faintness, agitation, anxiety, muscle pain, tremors, painful urination, sensitive skin, severe skin reactions, discoloured urine, discoloured stools, or jaundice. Immediately inform your doctor as soon as you experience any symptoms that are intense or worry you as this may require changes to your treatment to prevent further problems from appearing.
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) should not be used by patients with hypertension or who are taking other MAOI medications. Also disclose if you have epilepsy, bipolar disorder, heart disease, glaucoma, history of mania, bleeding disorders, or if you are taking diuretic medications as these conditions may require adjustments to your dosage.
Strictly use Cymbalta (Duloxetine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.