319 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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Oct 18, 2008 (Started Oct 16, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: finances
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: For me, the Fibro & neuropathy pain relief purported to be delivered by Cymbalta were almost non-existent. Additionally, it was not as effective for me as Prozac for mood swings, anxiety, and OCD related obsessions.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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Aug 27, 2008 (Started Jun 30, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

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Aug 22, 2008 (Started Aug 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (sedation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sedation, decreased sex drive (libido)

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Feb 18, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: when I first started, i was hurting real bad.. Then after awhile of taking the med they increased the dosage and it seems like its holding for now. Ever now and then, i have pain, especially when it starts to get cold outside or under an air conditioner... I can't stand to get cold. I have been able to do alittle bit more on some days but on others i just can't do nothing.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 10, 2008 (Started Aug 08, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (funny feeling in head.)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Not everyone can take the same drugs. I have tried all those that are supposedly for Fibro and they make me terribly sick. I am extremely sensitive to meds.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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May 10, 2008 (Started Apr 10, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cannot take antidepressants, makes my mania worse with the bipolar

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Feb 6, 2008 (Started Jan 06, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 28, 2007 (Started May 29, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 11, 2007 (Started Oct 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was on this treatment before and weened off of it thinking I was OK to quit. My pain was unbareable and I had gotten so much relief from the Cymbalta that I forgot how much pain I was in without it. I was taking 12+ Extra strength Tylenol a day to try and manage the pain. Now I am taking Cymbalta again and my children don't hear me say "I hurt" anymore. I'm mostly uncomfortable and the pain is barely there.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dizziness

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