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'll be promoted to decrease pain and tenderness. It's mechanism is likely due to boosting neurotransmitters...and thereby reducing pain sensitivity.

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

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