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does cymbalta (duloxetine) work better then gabapentin for nerve pain ?

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Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Cymbalta (duloxetine): Both medications are good but they are different. Cymbalta (duloxetine) works on 2different sites than gabapentin. Both are recommended in chronic pain. If you have not had success with gabapentin this maybe an option.
Answered on Jun 8, 2020
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