Who Should Not Take Cymbalta?
You should not take Cymbalta
- Are allergic to Cymbalta, duloxetine hydrochloride, or any of the inactive components used to make Cymbalta. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients used to make Cymbalta.
- Have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Also, you should not take an MAOI if you have taken Cymbalta within the five days. MAOIs include:
- Have uncontrolled narrow-angle glaucoma (a condition of the eye).
Cymbalta Warnings and Precautions: Summary
There are several situations in which Cymbalta should not be taken, along with a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with this drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions for Cymbalta were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the safety concerns that may apply to you.