Duloxetine is a medication used by rheumatologists to treat different types of pain such as neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.
Duloxetine is best known as an anti-depressant and for its various applications in psychiatry.
Duloxetine belongs to a class of medications called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).
Duloxetine comes in different strength capsules. A typical starting dose is 30 to 60 mg taken once a day.
Important Tests and Risks
Watch Dr. Andy Thompson, a Canadian rheumatologist, introduce Duloxetine in this short video: