Antidepressant May Help With Chemotherapy Side Effects

A study of 231 cancer patients found that the use of duloxetine (Cymbalta) reduced chemotherapy induce peripheral neuropathy. Patients either recieved Cymbalta or a placebo; in the Cymbalta arm, 59% of patients had an improvement in symptoms, whereas in the placebo arm only 38% of patients had an improvement in symptoms.

The abstract is available here