Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is a selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSNRI).
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is used to treat major depressive disorder in adults. Duloxetine is also used to treat general anxiety disorder in adults and children who are at least 7 years old.
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is also used in adults to treat fibromyalgia (a chronic pain disorder), or chronic muscle or joint pain (such as low back pain and osteoarthritis pain).
Cymbalta (Duloxetine) is also used to treat pain caused by nerve damage in adults with diabetes (diabetic neuropathy).