Cymbalta Drug

Important Information about Cymbalta


  • Its generic name is duloxetine.
  • It affects the chemicals in the brain that may become imbalanced and depression.
  • It is used in the treatment of depressive disorder, chronic pain disorder which is known as fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy.
  • Do not take this drug with MAOI.
  • It must be stored at room temperature and keep away from moisture.
  • Inform to the doctor in advance if you have glaucoma, blood clotting disorder.

Side Effects of Cymbalta are:

  • Nausea, stomach pain, low fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice.
  • Painful or difficult urination.
  • Easy bruising or bleeding, nosebleeds.
  • Black, bloody, or tarry stools.
  • Very stiff muscles, high fever, vomiting, diarrhea, sweating, fast or uneven heartbeats, tremors, overactive reflexes.
  • Headache, trouble concentrating, memory problems, confusion, hallucinations.
  • Weakness, feeling unsteady, loss of coordination, fainting, seizure, shallow breathing or breathing that stops.

Less serious Cymbalta side effects may include:

  • Dry mouth, blurred vision.
  • Drowsiness, dizziness, spinning sensation.
  • Mild nausea, constipation, gas.
  • Sleep problems.
  • Joint or muscle pain.
  • Weight changes.
  • Decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm.