Why do I need this medicine?
Duloxetine is used to treat depression and anxiety.
It is also used to treat nerve pain in people who have diabetes or fibromyalgia (condition in which there is severe fatigue and muscle aches).
How do I take this medicine?
Take Duloxetine exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Duloxetine with or without food. Try to take it at the same time each day.
Duloxetine must be taken regularly for it to be effective. Continue taking this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed otherwise, as stopping it suddenly could worsen your condition.