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Duloxetine - is this a generic name for cymabalta?

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20 Aug 2012


Duloxetine is the active ingredient in Cymbalta.

A patent currently prohibits any generic Cymbalta from being manufactured and sold in the United States. However, there are places claiming to sell a "generic Cymbalta," but be advised that these medications are fake, substandard, and potentially dangerous. The earliest date that a generic version of Cymbalta could become available is in 2013, when the patent expires.

Take care,


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Anonymous 20 Aug 2012

Cymbalta is manufactured by Eli Lilly and Company.

I believe they have a patient assistance program:

Eli Lilly and Company,
Lilly Corporate Center
Indianapolis, Indiana 46285
Contact Details
Phone: (317) 276-2000
Lilly Cares

Anonymous 20 Aug 2012

Another Nº:

Contact us at 1-855-LLY-TRUE (559-8783)

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