317 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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Clivers
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Clivers
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 29
Condition: Specific Antibody Deficiency 6 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Specific Antibody Deficiency

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Apr 12, 2012 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Cognitive impairment)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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PrincessPain
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PrincessPain
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Most
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F38y
FM:5y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 9, 2012 (Started Jan 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: this med definitely helped my mood, but i had absolutely no libido, not ok when im engaged to be married in a year (not that thats ever "ok") also the side effects were so sever, with no warning from my dr, i couldn't even function. please take into consideration that even if this med works for you, the side effects when going off can be extremely sever.

  • 1 helpful mark
overmyrainbow
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overmyrainbow
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
FM:13y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Apr 2, 2012 (Started Feb 07, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Loss of appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: just loss of appetite
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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biggie72
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biggie72
Sex: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 28, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Abdominal pain, Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Pay very close attention to you body AND mind when taking this medicine. Neither my family or I realized exactly how bad it got until it was almost too late. I was not myself for an unknown amount of time and in the end came extremely close to suicide. I was literally one step away from ending it all leaving my wife a widow and my children fatherless.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Mar 15, 2012 (Started Mar 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle and joint pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Abdominal pain, Suicidal thoughts or urges)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My advice when taking this drug is to listen to your whole body and mind.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
elle03
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elle03
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 31
Condition: Psychogenic seizures 8 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Psychogenic seizures

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Mar 19, 2012 (Started Jan 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
freedom38
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freedom38
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 42
Condition: Systemic Lupus Erythematosus 10 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I have:
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Feb 19, 2012 (Started Jan 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
maja_dren
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maja_dren
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Some
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: All
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F37y
FM:7y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Feb 14, 2012 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I find this helps, some BUT I have to take it in the evening because it makes me CRAZY nauseous in the morning. Also if I take it within 4 hours of sleeping I get horrible NIGHTMARES, like half awake/half asleep, screaming nightmares that I can't wake from. Also, I can't take more than 30mg a day or my eyes will swell! Very rare side effect, but if you take this and notice a change in your vision, call your dr asap!
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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conquerall
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conquerall
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 51
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Feb 13, 2012 (Started Sep 07, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
kjcotta
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kjcotta
Data Quality: 0 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53
Condition: Diabetes Type 1 1 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: b
I have:
Diabetes Type 1

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Feb 5, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Diabetic Neuropathy)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Muscle fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
red13
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red13
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 2
Compulsion: 1
External Stress: Severe
49 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Moderate
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Feb 3, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Migraine headaches)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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