Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using duloxetine tablets.
Indications and Usage
Duloxetine is used to treat generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, nerve pain caused by diabetes, fibromyalgia pain and chronic muscle/joint pains.
Duloxetine is also indicated in depression and anxiety management.
Administration and Dosage
Use of duloxetine tablets during pregnancy or breastfeeding may appear to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking duloxetine.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. The usual dose for adults is 30 – 60mg taken twice per day. The maximum dose for adults is 120mg per day.
The usual dose for children aged 7 -17 years is 30mg taken once per day for two weeks, depending on age and body weight. The maximum dose for children is 120mg per day.
Duloxetine is not for children below 7years old.
Possible interactions with duloxetine tablets include serotonergic drugs, schizophrenia drugs, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, mental health drugs, anticoagulants, cancer drugs, Gaucher disease drugs, antibiotics and drugs for depression and stopping smoking.
Duloxetine tablets should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with duloxetine tablets.
Taking more medicines may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect duloxetine tablets overdose.
Adverse Reactions and Precautions
Do NOT take duloxetine if:
- You have suicidal thoughts and behaviors;
- You have serotonin syndrome problem;
- You have hypotension;
- You are going to drive or handle dangerous machinery;
- You have severe kidney or liver disease;
- You are below the age of 7.
No adverse reactions have been reported.
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