Is Cymbalta a sulfa drug?

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9 Dec 2011

Cymbalta is a prescription antidepressant drug with the scientific name of duloxetine hydrochloride. The active ingredient in the drug consists of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, sulfur, nirogen and chloride atoms, according to RxList.

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9 Dec 2011

Cymbalta is not considered a sulfa drug. The sulfa drugs are actually what are called sulfonamides and are not the same as the sulfates or sulfites. To read more about sulfonamides and to see a list of medications that fall into this category go to:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulfonamide_(medicine)#List_of_sulfonamides

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