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Antidepressants could help patients suffering with pain from chemotherapy.

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Antidepressants could help patients suffering with pain from chemotherapy.
New research at the University of Michigan found cancer patients taking the anti-depressant duloxetine (du LOX e teen) for five weeks had a greater reduction in pain compared with those who took a placebo. About 20 percent to 40 percent of patients with cancer develop the pain condition called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

Source: CBS News

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