303 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

briguy4u8
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briguy4u8
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Moderate
39 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Jun 24, 2009 (Started Dec 15, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are a naturally nervous or anxious person, then you do not want to be on this medicine. It is a norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor along with a selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor. Norepinephrine actually causes muscles to tense up, it causes you to go into fight, flight or frieght. It's great for someone who runs miles because it give you adrenylin to keep the running going. However if you are typically nervous and anxious, it will put you out of balance and cause you panic and anxiety as described above. You are better off with an antidepressant that is a only a selective seratonin reuptake inhibitor, like prozac, paxil, and many others. This medication will work amazingly well for people who are not anxious.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Anxiety and frustration, Sweating increased, Panic attacks

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rooster
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rooster
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Low
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Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jun 24, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Slight
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Maybe it works better for some people but I have had to keep getting my dose increased each month.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sweating increased, Sedation, Insomnia, Brain cloud, Feel flat

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Ithurts
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Ithurts
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F68y
FM:6y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 23, 2009 (Started Sep 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Slight
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It work for me that's it.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Sekhmet
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Sekhmet
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F41y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:8y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 21, 2009 (Started May 09, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: None
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Advice & Tips: Cause serious weight gain - at least 10 pounds over a 6 week period - and did not help my symptoms.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite

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ida
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ida
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Jun 18, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It really does seem to help with pain and I feel a little less unhappy
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Kpain
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Kpain
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F56y
FM:16y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 31, 2009 (Started Apr 19, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I feel like it does help me with my depression along with my other anti-depressants
Side effects: Brain cloud, Dizziness

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tharpa
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tharpa
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Depression: 2
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Low
52 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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May 29, 2009 (Started May 29, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Major Depressive Disorder: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Sex drive (libido) decreased, Difficulty with orgasm

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tired old me
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tired old me
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I am: n
I have:
MS

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May 15, 2009 (Started Mar 01, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Depressed mood: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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jenniT.
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jenniT.
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F35y
CFS:?y
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 11, 2009 (Started May 10, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fibromyalgia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Very
Advice & Tips: Made me HORRIBLY sick. In bed for two days feelling like I had a massive hangover. Only took one dose. All of the antidepressant drugs have done this to me, which is unfortunate because I never get t o take them long enough to see if they may actually work.
Side effects: Brain cloud, Sedation, Nausea, Dizziness, Nausea, Dizziness

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pgraves
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pgraves
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 5, 2009 (Started May 06, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Daytime sleepiness: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: Brain cloud, Sweating increased

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