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Brand name: Duloxetine (Generic Health) TM

Active ingredients: duloxetine

What it is used for

Duloxetine Hydrochloride is indicated for the following:,-Treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD). ,-Treatment of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD).

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Size '3' Capsules with dark blue cap & white body, imprinted with "DU" in white ink on cap & "30" in black ink on body,containing six mini tablets.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient duloxetine

  • Food does not affect maximum levels reached, but delays it (from 6 to 10 hours) and total product exposure appears to be reduced by only 10%.
  • People taking this product who drink large amounts of alcohol are exposed to a higher risk of liver toxicity.
  • Take without regard to meals.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient duloxetine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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