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Efficacy and safety of duloxetine 60 mg once daily in major depressive disorder: a review with expert commentary

Authors: Susan G Ball, Durisala Desaiah, Qi Zhang, Michael E Thase, David G S Perahia

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a significant public health concern and challenges health care providers to intervene with appropriate treatment. This review provides evidence that duloxetine 60 mg QD is effective for the treatment of adult patients with MDD in the short- and long-term phases of treatment. Duloxetine 60 mg QD also represents a viable choice of treatment for those patients with painful physical symptoms associated with MDD.

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