Is Cymbalta a sulfa drug?
- 9 Dec 2011 by Lilmsfit
- 9 December 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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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:
- Cymbalta Information for Consumers
- Cymbalta Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cymbalta (detailed)
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