From Pharmacy Drug Guide
Cymbalta® is the brand name for Duloxetine Hcl, an antidepressant drug manufactured by pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. Cymbalta® is available by prescription only and is used to treat a number of conditions such as major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), diabetic nerve pain, fibromyalgia, and chronic muskoskeletal pain from chronic osteoarthritis pain or lower back pain.
A free Cymbalta® trial is available for 30 days through the official website. Patients who have already used their free Cymbalta® trial may be able to receive discounts from Cymbalta® patient assistance programs or Cymbalta® coupons.
|Chemical name||Duloxetine Hcl|
|Manufactured by||Eli Lilly|
|Brought to market||2004|
|Administration||Once or twice daily, by mouth|
|Manufacturer phone||(800) 545-5979|
|Disclaimer||The information provided by PharmacyDrugGuide is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Do not take any action based on the information on this page without consulting a physician.|
How to Get Cymbalta Samples
Patients can get free Cymbalta samples by visiting the official Cymbalta® website. The site offers a free 30-capsule trial of the drug. Patients can print a voucher and take it to redeem, and will also need a doctor's prescription. Only one voucher is allowed per person the offer is only open to those over the age of 18. Those with any additional questions about the free trial may contact Eli Lilly at (800) 545-5979.
Those who have already tried Cymbalta® and are continuing treatment with the drug may be able to get it for free from the Lilly Cares Patient Assistance Program. The program is open to those who do not have insurance that covers Cymbalta®, and also meet income caps. The application may be downloaded from the program website, or patients can call 800-545-6962 to have it sent. Both the patient and their doctor will need to fill out and sign a section of the application. After the initial 120-day supply of Cymbalta® is sent, patients may re-order for a year before having to re-apply to the program.
Cymbalta® is part of a class of drugs called selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SSNRIs). In addition to treating major depressive disorder and generalized anxiety disorder, it is also used to treat fibromyalgia and pain associated with nerve damage from those suffering from diabetic neuropathy. In youth and young adults age 24 and younger, Cymbalta® and other antidepressants may lead to increased risk of suicide. Parents and patients are advised to be alert for any thoughts of self-harm.