Duloxetine

Drug Name
Duloxetine

Brand Name(s)
Cymbalta®

Drug Class
Prescription medication

Duloxetine is a second-line agent for treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee that has not responded to acetaminophen or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

This information was last updated January 2020, with expert advice from:

Jason Kielly, B.Sc. (Pharm.), Pharm.D.
Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Clinical Pharmacist, Rheumatic Health Program, Eastern Health

Hamidreza Izadpanah , Pharm.D.

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