Cymbalta (Duloxetine)

Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a medication used by rheumatologists to treat different types of pain such as neuropathic pain and fibromyalgia.

Cymbalta is best known as an anti-depressant and for its various applications in psychiatry.

Cymbalta belongs to a class of medications called serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs).

Taking Cymbalta

Cymbalta 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 Cymbalta in this short video:


Cymbalta Quick Reference Guide