AntiDepressant May Ease Cancer Pain
Cymbalta reduced chemotherapyinduced painfulneuropathy. I'm Erin White and this is a dailyRx Minute. While chemotherapy can save lives, it canalso have side effects that can last years. An existing medication may come to the rescue. A new study has shown that the antidepressantCymbalta can help ease the pain of nerve damage causedby chemotherapy. About 1 in 3 people undergoing chemotherapydevelop a nerve condition called neuropathy that can cause pain, numbness, tingling, swellingor muscle weakness.
Ask your about medication to reducepain. For dailyRx TV, I'm Erin White.