Contains the active ingredient duloxetine (as duloxetine hydrochloride)
Consumer Medicine Information
What is in this leaflet
This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain
all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor
All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risks of you taking
this medicine against the benefits they expect it will have for you.
If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep this leaflet with the medicine.
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What this medicine is used for
Duloxetine is used to treat:
major depressive disorder (MDD)
generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) – excessive worry
Duloxetine belongs to a group of medicines called serotonin and noradrenaline reuptake
inhibitors (SNRIs). SNRIs are believed to work by their action on serotonin and noradrenaline