Antidepressants are preferred to treat depression in the world medical practice. People often try to treat depression without any help and without drugs but sometimes it just leads to worsening of the disease symptoms. If you are looking for an effective and safe medicine for the depression treatment, you can pay attention to Cymbalta.
Cymbalta is one of the most popular antidepressants on the pharmaceutical market. It has a mild but effective action, helps to quickly arrest the symptoms of the depression and restore psychoemotional health. It includes an ingredient Duloxetine which has been approved by FDA for the treatment of depressive disorder.
Cymbalta has a special mechanism of the action. This medicine enhances the level of serotonin and noradrenaline in the subcortical structure of the brain. Serotonin is responsible for mood, emotions, general physical and psychological health. Noradrenaline provides a light stimulating/agitating effect and is responsible for reflexes. Using Cymbalta, the human has better mood, negative thoughts are gone, fear and anxiety disappear, mental and physical activity is improved, and environmental perception becomes better.
Due to serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake inhibition, Cymbalta provides a light pain-relieving effect (which is manifested by the increase of the pain syndrome), and so it is actively used in the treatment of the pain syndrome of the middles severity.
Cymbalta is produced in the form of capsules for the oral use which contains 20 mg, 30 mg or 60 mg of Duloxetine.
– cymbalta 20 mg capsules are opaque, completely green
– cymbalta 30mg capsules are opaque, blue/white
– cymbalta 60 mg capsules are opaque, blue/green
Who is prescribed Cymbalta?
Cymbalta is prescribed patients with depressive disorder to restore a psychoemotional health. An indication for the use of Cymbalta is also a generalized anxious disorder and painful form of the diabetic neuropathy.
How to take Cymbalta?
Cymbalta capsules should be used entirely, without chewing or breaking it. The medicine is taken 1-2 times per day, with a glass of water.
To treat depression, the use of Cymbalta begins from the dose of 60 mg per day. If there are no results of the treatment within 1-2 weeks, the everyday dose can be increased. The maximal everyday dose of Cymbalta is 120 mg. It is better to divide it to 2 times, and 1 capsule of Cymbalta 60 mg is used in the morning and evening.
Senior patients and patients with diseases of kidneys and liver are recommended to take a capsule of Cymbalta 30 mg per day. The treatment lasts till the complete arresting of the depression symptoms.
– there is no medical experience of taking Cymbalta by patients under 18 years old, and therefore if you are under 18 years old, do not take Cymbalta to treat depression
– Cymbalta is not prescribed women during pregnancy, in case of epilepsy, acute condition of the maniac/suicidal state
– Cymbalta should not be used with MAO inhibitors
Dizziness, insomnia, dry mouth, nausea, stomachache, increased blood pressure, decreased libido, and delayed ejaculation are the side effects met in less than 4% of people taking Cymbalta.
In general, the use of Cymbalta is well tolerated and does not cause an intense side effect to the body.