SNRI (Duloxetine)

10%

Improve with treatment

40%

Improve with control

50%

Do not Improve

What does improve mean?

An example of a 30% reduction in pain scores is a decrease from 6 to 4 on a 10 point pain scale

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How many people will improve?

50%

Improvement by treatment or placebo

50%

No Improvement

SNRI (Duloxetine) Harms

Dizziness
5.3%
0.9% (placebo)
Nausea
13.3%
2.8% (placebo)
Somnolence
19.4%
7.1% (placebo)
Constipation
8.1%
3.0% (placebo)
Dry Mouth
6.0%
1.0% (placebo)

Other Considerations

  • Approximate cost (CAD) for 30-day supply (without dispensing fee): $29 to $32

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