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FDA Approves Cymbalta for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

(ĐTĐ) – A drug used to treat depression, anxiety, fibromyalgia, and diabetic neuropathy has been approved by the FDA for a new use — to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain, including pain caused by osteoarthritis and chronic low back pain. Tiếng Việt >> The drug is sold under the brand name Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) and is […]

Duloxetine Beats Pregabalin for Diabetic Neuropathy

(ĐTĐ) – The largest trial ever conducted for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain (DPNP) has shown that initial treatment with duloxetine provides better analgesia than pregabalin in treatment-resistant patients. Combination therapy with the 2 drugs, although not superior to high-dose monotherapy, appeared to be safe, effective, and well tolerated.   Stefan Wilhelm, MD, […]