Duloxetine belongs to the class of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors and is used to cure extreme turmoil or tension issues. It reduces pain due to diabetic neuropathy as well as fibromyalgia.
Dosage and Direction
- Cymbalta should be consumed orally with a glass of water.
- Swallow whole. Do not cut, crush or chew the medicine.
- Follow the proper dosage instructions of your doctor.
- Never discontinue the medication mid-course.
- Never modify the dosage or the frequency of medication without discussing with your doctor.
Precautions and Contraindications
Cymbalta is not suitable for pregnant or nursing ladies. It is not suitable for children and patients who are allergic to Duloxetine. Dosage needs to be monitored in patients suffering from bipolar issues,
eye, liver and kidney ailments. Never consume the medication without the consent of your doctor.
Inform your doctor about any medical history you may be having and also update your allergy list, to ensure that there is no side effect.
Side effects of consuming Cymbalta include erratic pulse, and heartbeat, blurring of vision, fever, loose motions, anxiety bouts, and other reactions. Though most patients do not experience any side effect, yet if any of these above mention symptoms or any other symptoms manifest then you need to inform the doctor before continuing the medication.
Cymbalta interacts with MAO inhibitors, Antiarrhythmic drugs, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Antipsychotics, H2-receptor antagonists, amongst others. Hence it is important to inform your doctor about any medicine, herbal, or non-herbal that you are consuming. Further, you also need to inform your doctor if you are taking any dietary supplements.
Missed or Overdose
In case you miss a dose and realize it close to the time of your next dose, then you can resume your regular schedule. Never consume a double dose, or consume two doses within a short time gap, else it may trigger side effects. In case you notice any abnormal symptoms, then you should seek immediate medical assistance.
Cymbalta should be stored at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F far from the reach of children and pets. Never keep it in the bathroom. And ensure that it is stored far from bright and moist places.
All the information provided is general in nature, and should not be used for self-medication or self-diagnosis. Follow the advice of your health care professional. All the information is true to the best of our knowledge, but we advise our customers to review and verify the same,before consuming the medication. Our website does not undertake the responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage caused due to the information provided or the effects of self-treatment.
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