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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Duloxetine: Not sure what dosage u r prescribed or the symptoms u r having, or how long u been on it and what for. Your prescribing doctor would have answers for ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ruth Seaman
25 years experience Psychiatry
A multi-use medicine: Duloxetine increases the amount of norepinephrine and serotonin in the tiny space between neurons for a few microseconds. More importanly for the tre ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Used for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, stress urinary incontinence, painful peripheral neuropathy such as in diabetes, fibr ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Is an nsri, or a norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitor. This means that Cymbalta (duloxetine) slows the breakdown of both of these neurotransmi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olukayode Awosika
29 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Cymbalta (duloxetine) is indicated for treatment of depression, fibromyalgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy. It may be beneficial in some types of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pain/ depression: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is as effective as any other antidepressant. So what makes it special? Its ability to improve diabetic peripheral neuropathic p ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is not an addictive medication but if abused may lead and result in the classic cycle of addiction for a long period of time. Cy ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Tan
Dr. Edwin Tan answered
48 years experience Psychiatry
Same drugs: Cymbalta is the brand name of duloxetine (generic name).
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Duloxetine: My understanding is that the patent for cymbalta (duloxetine) expired in December 2013 and that a generic is available.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Average price for 60mg. Capsules is $4.10, so the total cost would be $123.30 , but check with your pharmacist re. Their pricing ranges.
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