Cymbalta for Depression

Cymbalta® (duloxetine hydrochloride) is a prescription medication used to treat several conditions, including depression. In studies, people taking Cymbalta for depression had more improvement in their symptoms, compared to those not taking it.
 
Cymbalta is part of a class of drugs called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors, or SNRIs for short. It helps to block the reuptake of serotonin and norepinephrine (specific chemicals in the brain) so that more remains in the space between the brain's nerve cells. This gives the chemicals a better chance of activating the receptors on the next nerve cell. As a result, the levels of these chemicals in the brain are more balanced and symptoms of depression can be alleviated.
 
(Click Cymbalta for a more in-depth look at using Cymbalta for depression and other conditions, such as anxiety and fibromyalgia. This article also discusses how the medication works and offers information on general precautions, dosages, and potential side effects.)
 
Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2014 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.