71 patient evaluations for Milnacipran

Jul 27, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (for Overall) (atrial fibrillation, tachycardia (fast heart rate), heart stopped, heart palpitations)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Although Savella almost killed me... It did work 99% of my symptoms were gone. I felt like I had a new lease on life. On day 11 I felt weird like my heart was pounding for no reason non-stop
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (elevated blood pressure, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Jul 28, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (for Overall) (elevated blood pressure, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Sep 15, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None (for Overall)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 15, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (for Overall) (weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I felt that Savella was very effective in managing FM symptoms, however, with Obamacare, it was too expensive to keep taking it. I gradually weened off the medication, and am now using supplements from Melaleuca and JuicePlus and am doing just as well.
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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