72 patient evaluations for Milnacipran

May 7, 2010 (Started Feb 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can tell somewhat of a difference in my pain levels but not much
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 11, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: Nausea caused weight loss.
Side effects: drowsiness, nausea

Jan 2, 2010 (Started Oct 22, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (nausea, drowsiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Side effects: drowsiness, nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 2, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic Pelvic Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug worked well but my blood pressure went up to 159/100 with a pulse of 102 while sitting. It has gone back to 128/70 pulse 78 since going off Savella
Side effects: elevated blood pressure

Dec 6, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Chronic Pelvic Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Check with your doctor as my blood pressure and heart rate went up considerably
Side effects: elevated blood pressure

Jun 10, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic Pelvic Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I went off of this due to High Blood Pressure and didn't realize how much it was helping the pain until I was taken off. I went back on Savella for pain on 5/27/10...noticed difference right away. Sweating, is that from Savella?
Side effects: elevated blood pressure

Jan 7, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Chronic Pelvic Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The nausea goes away after a week or two and then some pain relief with gained energy. Side effect though is insommnia but...with less pain.
Side effects: elevated blood pressure

  • 1 helpful mark
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