Antidepressant Helps Relieve Pain from Chemotherapy

Duloxetine, known commercially as Cymbalta, has been shown to relieve neuropathic pain caused by chemotherapy in 59 percent of patients in a recent study at the University of Michigan. Lead study author, Ellen M. Lavoie Smith, PhD, and researcher at the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center, says, “These drugs don’t work for everyone. The good news is it worked in the majority of patients…”  READ MORE

Source: Newswise

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