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A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching /swelling (especially of the face/ tongue /throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing, skin blisters, mouth sores.
This drug passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast -feeding.
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Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/ mood disorders.
Duloxetine, sold under the brand name Cymbalta among others, is a medication mostly used for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder.
Reported adverse events which were temporally correlated to duloxetine therapy include rash, reported rarely, and the following adverse events, reported very rarely: alanine aminotransferase increased, alkaline phosphatase increased, anaphylactic reaction, angioneurotic edema, aspartate aminotransferase increased, bilirubin increased, glaucoma, hepatotoxicity, hyponatremia, jaundice, orthostatic hypotension (especially at the initiation of treatment), Stevens–Johnson syndrome, syncope (especially at initiation of treatment), and urticaria.
Duloxetine was approved for the pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN), based on the positive results of two clinical trials.
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These symptoms are usually not serious and disappear within a few days, but if you have symptoms that are troublesome you should ask your doctor for advice.
Do not take Duloxetine capsules if you:
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Learn about the potential side effects of duloxetine. Includes common and rare side effects information for consumers and healthcare professionals.
Common (1% to 10%): Back pain, muscle spasms, musculoskeletal pain (including myalgia, neck pain) Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Muscle tightness (including musculoskeletal stiffness), muscle twitching Postmarketing reports: Rhabdomyolysis.
Potentially life-threatening serotonin syndrome has been reported with SSRIs and SNRIs, including duloxetine as monotherapy, but particularly with concomitant use of other serotonergic drugs and drugs that impair the metabolism of serotonin.
Common (1% to 10%): Cough, nasopharyngitis, oropharyngeal pain, pharyngolaryngeal pain, upper respiratory tract infection, yawning Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Laryngitis, throat tightness Rare (less than 0.1%): Epistaxis.
Falls were reported more commonly in patients 65 years of age or older.
An increased risk of suicidal thinking and behavior in children, adolescents, and young adults (aged 18 to 24 years) with major depressive disorder (MDD) and other psychiatric disorders has been reported with short-term use of antidepressant drugs.
Duloxetine (Cymbalta, Irenka) is used to treat depression, anxiety, diabetes nerve pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic pain. Learn about its effects.
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A prescription for this medication is refillable. You should not need a new prescription for this medication to be refilled. Your doctor will write the number of refills authorized on your prescription.
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Be sure to l your doctor about all medications, vitamins, or herbs you’re taking. To find out how this drug might interact with something else you’re taking, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. To help avoid interactions, your doctor should manage all of your medications carefully.
If you don't take it at all: Your symptoms won’t get better and could get worse.
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Store this drug at room temperature: 68–77°F (20-25°C).
Adult Dosage (ages 18 years and older).
For women who are breastfeeding: This drug may pass into breast milk.