Duloxetine (or CYMBALTA®) is mainly prescribed to treat major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain.
Class: Serotonin-norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor (SNRI)
FDA Approval: 2004
Dosage Forms: 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg
Biological Half-life: 12.1 hours
Side Effects: Dizziness, insomnia, nausea, somnolence, dry mouth, headache, anorgasmia
Routes of Administration: Oral
Pregnancy Category: C (US)