Cymbalta (duloxetine) will be used more for fibromyalgia

Cymbalta (duloxetine) will be used more for fibromyalgia. It's the second drug approved for this...after Lyrica (pregabalin).

It will be used to decrease pain and tenderness...probably by boosting neurotransmitters that help reduce pain sensitivity.

Antidepressants (Cymbalta, amitriptyline, etc) are often tried first to improve pain and overall well-being.

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