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Is there a place for ▼duloxetine?
  • Relevant BNF sections: 4.3.4, 6.1.5


▼Duloxetine, a combined serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, is licensed in the UK under two brand names for a total of three different indications. It is available as Cymbalta (jointly promoted by Boehringer Ingelheim and Lilly) for the treatment of patients with major depression, or with diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain; and as Yentreve (Lilly) for the treatment of women with “moderate to severe” stress urinary incontinence. Here we consider whether duloxetine has a role in the treatment of patients with any of these conditions.

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  • Relevant BNF sections: 4.3.4, 6.1.5

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