Hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea with duloxetine in neuropathic pain management

Agri. 2021 Oct;33(4):268-271. doi: 10.14744/agri.2019.08769.

Abstract

Duloxetine is a serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor that is widely used in chronic pain treatment in various diseases. Hyperprolactinemia and galactorrhea are rare side effects of this medication. Here, we reported a 34-year-old female with multiple sclerosis who used duloxetine for pain management and mood disorder and experienced galactorrhea.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride / adverse effects
  • Female
  • Galactorrhea* / chemically induced
  • Humans
  • Hyperprolactinemia* / chemically induced
  • Hyperprolactinemia* / drug therapy
  • Neuralgia*

Substances

  • Duloxetine Hydrochloride