Fibromyalgia and Cymbalta

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness that causes widespread pain and fatigue among a multitude of other symptoms. Fibromyalgia is complex illness that needs a combination of treatments to control it and that’s where Cymbalta comes into play. Cymbalta is one of the few medications that have been FDA approved for the treatment of Fibromyalgia. Cymbalta doesn’t work on everyone, but it has been proven to provide relief of Fibromyalgia symptoms in many individuals.

Cymbalta is in a class of medications known as Selective Serotonin and Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor or SSNRI’s. It is an antidepressant that was approved by the FDA in June of 2008 for the treatment of Fibromyalgia. It was approved earlier by the FDA for the treatment of depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Diabetic nerve pain.


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