Cymbalta reduced chemotherapyinduced painful neuropathy. I’m Erin White and this is a dailyRx Minute. While chemotherapy can save lives, it can also have side effects that can last years. An existing medication may come to the rescue. A new study has shown that the antidepressant Cymbalta can help ease the pain of nerve damage caused by chemotherapy. About 1 in 3 people undergoing chemotherapy develop a nerve condition called neuropathy that can cause pain, numbness, tingling, swelling or muscle weakness.
Ask your about medication to reduce pain. For dailyRx TV, I’m Erin White.