Duloxetine hydrochloride is a fluoxetine derivative that belongs to the class of selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSNRIs) and has antidepressant properties. It was approved for medical use in the United States and in the European Union in 2004. It is available as a generic medication.
Depression and anxiety are treated with duloxetine. It is also used to treat nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy) in patients who have diabetes or who have ongoing pain from medical illnesses such as arthritis, chronic back pain, or fibromyalgia (a condition that causes widespread pain).
|Name of Product||Duloxetine hydrochloride|
|Synonyms||DULOXETINE HYDROCHLORIDE; Duloxetine HCl; Cymbalta; Ariclaim; Xeristar; Cloridrato de Duloxetina; Duloxetina cloridrato; Clorhidrato de duloxetina; Chlorhydrate de duloxétine|
|Molecular Weight||333.9 g/mol|
|1||Appearance (Color)||White to off-white|
|2||Appearance (Form)||Solid Powder|
|4||Long term Storage||2-8ºC , dark|
Duloxetine Hydrochloride is used in the management of the following disorders:
Common side effects associated with Duloxetine hydrochloride are:
Q. Is Duloxetine Hydrochloride a narcotic?
Duloxetine belongs to a group of drugs called selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs). It is not a narcotic.
Q. Is Duloxetine a sleeping pill?
Duloxetine has been shown to increase mood, sleep, appetite, and vitality while also reducing anxiousness. It can also help with pain from medical disorders.
Q. Can Duloxetine cause liver damage?
Duloxetine is generally well tolerated, however, it might cause liver enzyme elevations and, in rare circumstances, liver damage.