Were you looking for information about Duloxetine? Duloxatine is a common misspelling of duloxetine.
Duloxetine hydrochloride (Cymbalta®), an antidepressant that is available by prescription, is used to treat depression, peripheral diabetic neuropathy pain, generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia, and chronic musculoskeletal pain (such as arthritis pain or back pain). It is a type of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) and works to alleviate symptoms of depression and anxiety by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin when the levels become unbalanced.
It is thought that duloxetine works to treat neuropathic pain by blocking the nerve pain signals in the spinal cord or brain. Duloxetine is not suitable for everyone. Before taking the medication, be sure to tell your healthcare provider if you have bipolar disorder, any allergies, or liver disease.
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