Questions & Answers: Advantages of Cymbalta for depression?
Questions & Answers
Q. Does the new antidepressant duloxetine (Cymbalta) have any advantages over other antidepressant drugs?
A. Duloxetine (Cymbalta) became available by prescription in the summer of 2004. Described as a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SSNRI), it boosts the activity of two neurotransmitters that play a role in depression.