March 28, 2023

Duloxetine is used to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Duloxetine is also used in adults to treat nerve pain caused by diabetes (diabetic neuropathy), or chronic muscle or joint pain (such as low back pain and osteoarthritis pain).

Duloxetine is used to treat major depressive  disorder in adults. it is also used to treat   duloxetine is also used in adults to treat nerve  pain caused by diabetes (diabetic neuropathy),   anxiety. it is also used to help relieve   due to medical conditions such as arthritis,  (a condition that causes widespread  pain).duloxetine

May improve your mood,   it can also decrease pain due  to certain medical conditions. duloxetine is known as a serotonin-norepinephrine  reuptake inhibitor (snri). this medication works   take this medicine only as directed by  as much as possible. do not take more  and do not take it for a longer  time than your doctor ordered.

This medicine comes with a medication guide.   swallow the delayed-release  the dose of this medicine will be different for  different patients. follow your doctor’s orders   or the directions on the label. the following  information includes only the average doses of   this medicine. if your dose is different, do not 

The amount of medicine that you take  depends on the strength of the medicine.   also, the number of doses you take each day, the  time allowed between doses, and the length of time   day. some patients may start at 30 mg once a day   60 mg once a day. your doctor may increase   -older adults—at first, 30 mg once 

The dose to 60 mg once a day. your doctor  may increase your dose as needed. however,   30 mg once a day for 2 weeks before increasing   -adults—60 milligrams (mg) once a day. some   patients may start at 30 mg once a day for 1 week  before increasing the dose to 60 mg once a day.  -adults—40 milligrams (mg) per day (given as

20 mg   two times per day) to 60 mg per day (given either  once a day or as 30 mg two times per day). your   doctor may increase your dose as needed. however,  the dose is usually not more than 120 mg per day.  -children—use and dose must  be determined by your doctor. first, 30 mg once a day. your doctor may   -children

Younger than 13 years of age—use  duloxetine is contraindicated  in patients with concurrent or   uncontrolled angle-closure glaucoma,  duloxetine should also be avoided in  patients with liver failure or severe renal   dysfunction. clinicians should also avoid using  duloxetine in patients receiving treatment with  

It may not be safe to take duloxetine oral  capsules during pregnancy. taking the drug during   additionally, duloxetine can pass into breast  milk. if you’re breastfeeding while taking this   talk with your doctor about the  risks and benefits of taking   anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid) such as aspirin,   ibuprofen,

Naproxen, advil, aleve, motrin,   avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know  how duloxetine will affect you. your reactions   avoid getting up too fast from a sitting  drinking alcohol may increase your risk of  get emergency medical help if you have signs  of an allergic reaction to duloxetine (hives,   or throat)

Or a severe skin reaction (fever,   tell your doctor right away if you have  new or sudden changes in mood or behavior,   anxiety, panic attacks, trouble sleeping,   restless, more active or talkative, or have  thoughts about suicide or hurting yourself.

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