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.
- Duloxetine Information for Consumers
- Duloxetine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Duloxetine (detailed)
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