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Cymbalta

Most Commonly Used
Cymbalta 60mg DR Cap
Eli Lilly and Co
Pill Identification: Lilly 3270 60mg 
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Cymbalta 30mg DR Cap
Eli Lilly and Co
Pill Identification: Lilly 3240 30mg 
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Cymbalta 20mg DR Cap
Eli Lilly and Co
Pill Identification: Lilly 3235 20mg 
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Overview Information on Cymbalta
Pharmacist Tip
Take the extended-release capsule of Cymbalta whole. Do not crush, open, or chew the capsule or put it in a drink.     
Cymbalta® is the brand name of the medicine duloxetine. Cymbalta is in a class of antidepressant medicines called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It is not completely understood how Cymbalta works in your body, but it is thought that Cymbalta balances certain chemicals in your brain.

Doctors prescribe Cymbalta for several medical conditions, including depression, anxiety, and certain chronic pain disorders. These pain disorders include fibromyalgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is a painful nerve condition that affects some people with diabetes. Cymbalta is also prescribed for chronic bone or muscle pain.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Cymbalta® is the brand name of the medicine duloxetine. Cymbalta is in a class of antidepressant medicines called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It is not completely understood how Cymbalta works in your body, but it is thought that Cymbalta balances certain chemicals in your brain.

Doctors prescribe Cymbalta for several medical conditions, including depression, anxiety, and certain chronic pain disorders. These pain disorders include fibromyalgia and diabetic peripheral neuropathy, which is a painful nerve condition that affects some people with diabetes. Cymbalta is also prescribed for chronic bone or muscle pain.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013