Cymbalta (duloxetine) is an antidepressant used for the treatment of fibromyalgia. The FDA previously approved Cymbalta for the treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorder, and diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain. The agency approved Cymbalta for the management of fibromyalgia in adults in June 2008.
Is Cymbalta used to treat arthritis?
FDA Approves Cymbalta for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain. Nov. 5, 2010 – A drug used to treat depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and diabetic neuropathy has been approved by the FDA for a new use — to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain, including pain caused by osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain.
What are the side effects of Cymbalta?
Common side effects of Cymbalta include: