Duloxetine is the generic for Cymbalta. I have used it....if it is truly MS pain, it wont work. I had terrible side effects from it and went off it in less then a month, but had absolutely NO relief from the nerve pain.
MS nerve pain is completely different from Diabetic Neurophathy- because it is caused by lesions on the brain or spine, and not directly by the blood vessels, its not going to work....but its always worth a shot in trying to help when you hurt!
What kind of side effects are you having? I was nauseaus, had a rash at one point, and didnt sleep for almost a week. It made me crazy angry- and also gave me the jittery feeling...since it didnt make any differnce in my pain, I was taken off of it. Ive given up. Neurontin, Lyrica and Cymalata didnt work...now, I live with it.
RRMS- dx 05