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Compound Summary for: CID 60835

duloxetine

Also known as: Cymbalta, Yentreve, (S)-Duloxetine, 116539-59-4, Xeristar, Duloxetine [INN:BAN], CHEBI:36795, duloxetine, (+)-isomer
Molecular Formula: C18H19NOS   Molecular Weight: 297.41456   InChIKey: ZEUITGRIYCTCEM-KRWDZBQOSA-N
Duloxetine (brand names Cymbalta, Yentreve, and in parts of Europe, Xeristar or Ariclaim) is a drug which primarily targets major depressive disorder (MDD), generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), pain related to diabetic peripheral neuropathy and in some countries stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It is manufactured and marketed by Eli Lilly and Company. Duloxetine has not yet been FDA approved for stress urinary incontinence or for fibromyalgia. Duloxetine is a selective SNRI (selective serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor). Duloxetine is a systemic drug therapy which affects the body as a whole. Known also under the code name LY248686, it is a potent dual reuptake inhibitor of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT) and norepinephrine (NE), possessing comparable affinities in binding to NE- and 5-HT transporter sites. It is a less potent inhibitor of dopamine reuptake.   From: DrugBank
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