The Anti-Depressant Cymbalta Can Help Manage Peripheral Neuropathy From Chemotherapy

In a study presented at ASCO, researchers found that the drug duloxetine (Cymbalta) can help to treat peripheral neuropathy, a painful side effect of chemotherapy using taxanes. Taxotere, the chemotherapy drug used to treat castrate resistant, advanced prostate cancer is a taxane. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when nerves in the body's peripheral nervous system (outside the [...]