Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a medication known as a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) that is used to treat depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions. It works by increasing the levels of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain which helps regulate mood. It’s also used for treating pain conditions such as chronic musculoskeletal pain, chronic lower back pain, and diabetic neuropathy.
Common side effects of Cymbalta include nausea, dry mouth, constipation, drowsiness, and decreased appetite. It should not be taken in combination with certain medications, such as MAO inhibitors, and it can take several weeks for the full effects to be felt. It’s important to consult a doctor before taking Cymbalta or any other medication. It is also used as an anti-anxiety medication. It is approved by the FDA for the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in addition to its use in treating depression and other mental health conditions.$60.00 – $515.00