Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Cymbalta, a popular antidepressant medication belongs to the selective serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI) class of antidepressants. Scientists and researchers have not yet been able to completely decipher the work process of this drug on a patients but are somehow hypothesized that it aims for a better communication between the various nerve cells and Central Nervous System (CNS). The most common and prominent uses of this drug apart from all the other uses are a major depressive disorder (MDD) and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). It can be prescribed to adults and children who are 7 years or above. Eli Lily was known for introducing this medication is the world of pharmacy.

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Packet of Cymbalta 60 mg capsules for Canadian market

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Cymbalta is available in various dosages, you can buy generic Duloxetine 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg and 60 mg online. No prescription needed. All you need is to place an order for the required quantity on Canadian online pharmacy store.

Uses of Cymbalta

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of this medication on various disorders and conditions. They are:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic pain
  • Diabetic peripheral neuropathy
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Stress urinary inconsistency
  • Major depressive disorder

Side-effects of Cymbalta

However good a medication is, it brings about certain changes in the body that are not necessary. Some may be mild, but some can be really distressing. Therefore, it is important that you are fully aware of them before starting your dosage.

Minor Side-effects:

  • Heartburn
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Losing appetite
  • Sneezing
  • Body pain (ache)
  • Weight loss
  • Abnormal orgasm
  • Ear congestion
  • Muscle ache
  • Having trouble in sleeping
  • Frequent urination
  • Belching
  • Lacking muscle strength
  • Headache

Major Side-effects:

  • Blindness
  • Confusion
  • Eye pain
  • Chills
  • Cold sweats
  • Blurred vision
  • Convulsions
  • Fast heartbeat, sometimes irregular
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Increased thirst
  • Dark urine
  • Fainting
  • Stomach pain
  • Area rash
  • Shivering
  • Red and irritated eyes
  • Restlessness
  • Twitching
  • Tearing
  • Vomiting blood
  • Hives, itches, welts
  • Fever
  • Yellow eyes as well as skin
  • Losing bladder control
  • Sweating
  • Diarrhoea
  • Losing consciousness
  • Shaking and trembling
  • Light-coloured stools
  • Feeling too weak or tired
  • Bad breath
  • Inflammation of ankles, face, or hands
  • Muscle spasm
  • Dizziness, light-headedness or even dizzy feeling when sitting or lying down
  • Ulcers seen in the lip or mouth region (with white spots)
  • Unusually drowsy or sleepy
  • Poor motor coordination

Cymbalta Contraindications

The doctor may not allow you to take this medication if you have any certain medical condition that has the ability to hamper your health in a negative way. There can have deadly consequences and the doctor must make note of them.

The conditions are:

  • Epileptic seizure
  • Liver problems
  • Mild mania
  • Alcoholism
  • Closed angle glaucoma
  • High blood pressure
  • High blood sugar
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Manic-depression
  • Penal impairment

Cymbalta and Pregnancy

The FDA assigned this drug to two categories of pregnancy. They are B3 and C. The risks associated to the foetus is not completely ruled out which makes it questionable to prescribe it to pregnant mothers. Only if the benefits are much greater than the risk, it should be given.

Mode of Ingestion

This drug is given to the patients orally.

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