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Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Cymbalta (Capsule)30 mg
Cymbalta (Capsule)60 mg

Generic Equivalent of Cymbalta

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Duloxetine (Capsule)30 mg
Duloxetine (Capsule)60 mg

Is A Prescription Required To have Cymbalta?

A Prescription is required to purchase Cymbalta from verified online pharmacies Canadawide.

What Is Cymbalta Used For?

Cymbalta is used for the treatment of chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis knee pain, fibromyalgia pain (a condition with pain in many parts of the body), diabetic nerve pain, burning, stabbing, stinging, shooting, electric shock like pain, pain caused due to touch, heat, cold or pressure. It is also indicated for the treatment of depression and its related symptoms such as sadness, restlessness, irritability, tiredness, change in appetite or weight, difficulty concentrating or sleeping, headaches, unexplained pains and aches. It is used for treatment of generalized anxiety.

What Does Cymbalta Do To Your Body?

This medication (Duloxetine hydrochloride) belongs to a class of drugs known as serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). Cymbalta increases the levels of two chemical messengers naturally present in the brain: serotonin and norepinephrine. Cymbalta treats depression and anxiety symptoms by balancing these two chemicals in the brain. It treats the various kinds of pain by increasing the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine which helps to reduce pain.

What Is The Generic Form Of Cymbalta?

The generic form of Cymbalta is duloxetine hydrochloride delayed release capsules and is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals.

How Is Cymbalta Supplied and Stored?

The generic version of Cymblata (duloxetine hydrochloride-delayed release) is available as 30 mg and 60 mg dosage in packaging of 100 capsules. The medication should be stored at a room temperature of 15°C to 30°C in a dry place, away from direct sunlight. It should be kept out of sight and reach of children.

What Is the Cost of Generic Cymbalta?

Our verified Canadian online pharmacy is pleased to offer you the generic Cymbalta 30 mg at an unbeatable price of $49 for a supply of 100 tablets, which is $0.49 per unit. It is best to compare the prices of drugs online at edrugsearch or Pharmacychecker.Com.

Is There A Pain Killer In Cymbalta?

Cymbalta (Duloxetine hydrochloride) has been approved for the treatment of various kinds of pain such as fibromyalgia, chronic low back pain, osteoarthritis knee pain and diabetic nerve pain.

Can You Lose Weight While Taking Cymbalta?

Cymbalta has minimum effect on weight. Studies have found that patients taking Cymbalta experienced more weight loss as compared to weight gain. The main reason behind losing weight is loss of appetite, nausea and diarrhea caused by Cymbalta.

Is Cymbalta An Anti-Inflammatory Medication?

Cymbalta has analgesic action, which means it provides relief from various kinds of pain. No scientific studies have shown that Cymbalta has anti-inflammatory actions.

How Long Does It Take For Cymbalta To Take Effect?

The medication provides relief from the symptoms of depression and anxiety in 1 or 4 weeks after starting it. If you are taking Cymbalta for pain, you may start to notice that your pain symptoms feel better within 1 week of taking the medication.

How Do You Take Cymbalta?

Take Cymbalta exactly as prescribed by your health care provider. The dose prescribed is to be taken once a day, same time every day. You need to swallow the capsules whole with water. The medication can be taken with or without food. However, if taken with food, the symptoms of nausea are less severe, during the start of the treatment. Do not stop taking the medication without consulting your health care professional in order to prevent withdrawal symptoms.

Can You Drink Alcohol While Taking Cymbalta?

Drinking alcoholic beverages should be avoided or kept to a minimum while taking Cymbalta. Drinking alcohol with Cymbalta can lead to serious liver problems and death.

What Should You Avoid While Taking Cymbalta?

Since Cymbalta is a psychoactive drug. It may lead to impairment of judgment, thinking or motor skills. It can also cause dizziness and sedation. Hence, you should avoid driving or operating hazardous machinery until you are certain that Cymbalta does not affect you your motor and cognitive skills.

Can Cymbalta Cause Diabetes?

This medication can increase the blood sugar levels. Hence, if you are a diabetes patient and notice a change in your blood or urine sugar levels, immediately consult your doctor.

Can Cymbalta Cause Liver Damage?

Severe liver problems, sometimes fatal, have been reported in patients taking Cymbalta. Hence, you should talk to your doctor about the signs and symptoms of liver damage. Use of Cymbalta in patients with pre-existing liver disease is not recommended.

How is Cymbalta Metabolized in Body?

The drug is metabolized in liver and has a half-life of 8.1 to 17.4 hours.

How Safe Is Cymbalta?

Studies have shown that Cymbalta may lead to changes in behavior, feeling, thoughts and actions about suicide. Treatment is most effective when you communicate your feeling to your doctor regularly. You may find it helpful to share it with a friend or relative that you have depression or anxiety and ask them to tell you if you are getting worse or if they are worried about the changes in your behavior. Some patients might feel agitated, more anxious, hostile, aggressive, impulsive and have thoughts of suicide, hurting yourself or other people. If this happens, immediately seek medical help, but do not stop taking the medication on your own. Cymbalta can have effects on new born if a pregnant woman takes Cymbalta. It has led to complications especially when taken in the last three months of pregnancy with some new borns requiring breathing support, tube feeding and longer stay in hospital. Taking Cymbalta can increase your risk of breaking a bone. Tell your doctor if you have osteoporosis or had a fracture in the past. Cymbalta can lead to a serious condition known as Serotonin syndrome/neuroleptic malignant syndrome (NMS). It is a rare, life threatening side effect caused by Cymbalta and other anti-depressants and can lead to death. The symptoms of this life threatening condition include combination of most or all of the following: high fever, sweating, shivering, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, muscle shakes, jerks, twitches or stiffness, overactive reflexes, loss of coordination, fast heartbeat, changes in blood pressure, confusion, hallucinations, restlessness, and extreme agitation that can lead to fainting (passing out) and coma.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Cymbalta?

Like all other medications, Cymbalta can also cause side effects. Most side effects are mild and temporary. Most common side effects of Cymbalta include constipation, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, erectile dysfunction, tiredness, headaches, insomnia, loss of appetite, increased sweating, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting. Some rare side effects include allergic reaction with symptoms such as skin rashes, hives, itching, swelling of face, tongue, lips, difficulty in breathing or swallowing, eye pain, changes in vision, swelling or redness around the eye, hallucinations, mania, problems with urine flow, seizures. Some very rare side effects include restlessness, unable to sit or stand still, bleeding in stomach, low levels of sodium in blood, liver disorder and serotonin syndrome, high blood sugar levels, low platelet count, a serious skin reaction known as Stevens-Johnson Syndrome.

When Should You Not Take Cymbalta?

Do not take Cymbalta if you:
  • Are less than 18 years of age
  • Are allergic to duloxetine hydrochloride or any of the ingredients in Cymbalta
  • Have liver disease
  • Have severe kidney disease
  • Are taking or have just stopped taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) (in the last 14 days) such as moclobemide to treat depression
  • Are taking linezolid to treat infection
  • Have been given a dye called as methylene blue during surgery in the last 14 days
  • Are taking anti-psychotic drugs such as thioridazine
  • Are taking medications to treat depression such as fluvoxamine
  • Are taking antibiotics like ciprofloxacin or enoxacin
What Should You Tell Your Doctor Before taking Cymbalta? Before you start taking Cymbalta, be sure to tell your doctor if you:
  • Have a history of liver, kidney or heart problems
  • Have diabetes
  • Have seizures
  • Have high blood pressure. Cymbalta may lead to increase in blood pressure
  • Have low levels of sodium in your blood
  • Are pregnant or planning to become pregnant
  • Are breast-feeding
  • Drink alcohol or use street drugs
  • Have any food allergies or allergy to any medication
  • Have bleeding disorder
  • Have low platelet count
  • Experience problems while urinating
  • Have a rare hereditary disease that forbids you to eat sugar. Cymbalta contains a type of sugar called as sucrose. Such diseases include fructose intolerance, Glucose-galactose malabsorption, sucrose-isomaltase insufficiency

What Medicines Can Interact With Cymbalta?

It is important to tell your health care professional about all other medicines that you have taken recently including any kind of supplements and non-prescription drugs. Medicines which interact with Cymblata include:
  • Medications used to treat depression such as MAOIs like phenelzine
  • Antibiotic called linezolid
  • A dye used during surgery called as methylene blue
  • Anti-psychotic medications such as thioridazine
  • Antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin or enoxacin
  • Other medicines to treat depression such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or SNRIs like fluoxetine, venlafaxine, tricyclic antidepressants such as amitriptyline
  • Medications used to treat schizophrenia such as olanzapine, risperidone
  • Medicines used to treat bipolar disorder such as lithium
  • Medications that affect blood clotting and increase bleeding such as warfarin, dabigatran, aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)
  • Medicines used to treat patients with irregular heartbeats such as flecainide
  • Medicines that affect the chemical messenger serotonin such as lithium
  • Medicines containing tryptophan used to treat bipolar disorder
  • St. John’s Wort, a herbal product used to treat depression
  • Medications known as triptans used for treatment of migraines such as sumatriptan
  • Some pain medications called as opioids like fentanyl, tramadol, meperidine, methadone
  • Medications used to treat cough like dextromethorphan (a cough syrup)

Where Can I Buy Cymbalta Online?

If prescribed by your health care professional, Cymbalta can be bought directly from Canadian Online Pharmacy. You will not have to wait to start your therapy due to the swift shipping service provided by us.

How Is Cymbalta Delivered?

The standard delivery fee is $10.00. The orders are usually shipped in 2-3 working days after the processing of the order. The medication package is delivered by regular mail within 10-14 business days after it has been shipped. For further information and aid, you can contact our Customer Service at 1877-240-4438 or email us at


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