317 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

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

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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