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A drug of the SNRI class, C18H19NOS, used in its hydrochloride form to treat depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and diabetic neuropathy.

[Perhaps du(al) (from its being a dual serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor) + (flu)oxetine.]
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n duloxetina
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In that study, somewhat higher efficacy rates were seen with duloxetine, a serotonin-noradrenaline reuptake inhibitor, and nortriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant, compared with pregabalin, Dr.
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Duloxetine is an antidepressant of serotonin--norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) and is used to treat depression and anxiety and to enhance cognition.
There is moderate-quality evidence that duloxetine (60 to 120 mg/d) can produce a [greater than or equal to] 50% improvement in pain severity ratings among patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
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Evidence from several sources suggests that (SNRIs)--such as venlafaxine, duloxetine, desvenlafaxine, and milnacipran - may be more effective treatments for depression than therapies that act on a single neurotransmitter (17,18).
Available medications include Anticonvulsants (Pregabalin/Gabapentin/Oxcarbazepine/valproate), Anti-depressants (Amitriptyline, Duloxetine, venlafaxine, Imipramine), opioids (Tramadol/oxycodone), capsaicin, lidocaine, etc.