Cymbalta Gets Approval for Use in Europe

by Savitha C Muppala on  August 23, 2008 at 7:07 PM Drug News   - G J E 4
 Cymbalta Gets Approval for Use in Europe
Cymbalta, the drug manufactured by Eli Lilly is now legally approved to be marketed in Europe.

The drug is used as treatment for generalized anxiety disorder where the victim experiences a great deal of worry and anxiety. Anxiety disorder is known to afflict 9 million people in Europe.

The drug had earlier been approved for use to alleviate severe depressive disorder and neuropathic pain.

For instance, in the United States, the drug was used to treat anxiety diabetic nerve pain, major depressive disorder and fibromyalgia.

Sales for this drug had touched $2.1 billion in 2007. Shares of Eli Lilly has shown progress, up by 1.7%.

Source: Medindia

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hey ive taken cymbalta a wile now right up to 120mg it made no difference than 60mg i still take 40 mg it helps the pain in my anckles gave bad constipation at 120mg i think in my case minimum help
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