317 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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TIREDNSICK
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TIREDNSICK
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F45y
FM:11y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 11, 2009 (Started Aug 24, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Sweating increased, Feel flat, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Mania, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Feel flat, Mania, Sweating increased, Insomnia, Sex drive (libido) decreased

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Trimella
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Trimella
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F58y
FM:12y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 7, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depression and nerve pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug has helped control the pain better than anything I have been on as of yet.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Rejoice
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Rejoice
Data Quality: 3 stars
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 45
Condition: Hemiplegic Migraine 27 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Moderate
I am: b
I have:
Hemiplegic Migraine

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Sep 3, 2009 (Started Sep 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Eye pressure, Serotonin syndrome)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Side effects: Serotonin syndrome, Eye pressure

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momafibro
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momafibro
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F46y
FM:8y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 1, 2009 (Started Jun 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this because it didn't help the pain and I was going for surgery and got off all medication.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Twit
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Twit
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 52
Condition: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) 3 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Unreported
  • Physical: Unreported
I am: g
I have:
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

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Aug 26, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Brain cloud, Feel flat, Sex drive (libido) decreased)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Brain cloud, Feel flat, Sex drive (libido) decreased

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Wen
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Wen
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F51y
FM:21y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 18, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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peapod76
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peapod76
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F40y
FM:18y Dx
CFS:9y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 18, 2009 (Started Dec 18, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it was great in helping reduce my pain levels. it was only when my insurance stopped coverage, that i had to switch to a different combo, discovering that it wasnt helping my depression/mood levels as much as i needed. so if you have major depression and fibro, i would suggest speaking with your dr about additional meds if your depression is still a struggle, but pain levels are much better.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

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lovemypaintmare
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lovemypaintmare
Gender: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: All
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: All
Stickman: all
Description:F47y
FM:9y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Aug 14, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sweating increased, Brain cloud, Sedation, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Dizziness, Nausea, Insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Brain cloud, Sedation, Sweating increased, Sex drive (libido) decreased, Insomnia, Nausea, Dizziness

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young-and-poz
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young-and-poz
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Jul 29, 2009 (Started Apr 22, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Mania)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Mania, Sex drive (libido) decreased

Aug 21, 2008 (Started Apr 22, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Sex drive (libido) decreased, Mania)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Do *not* stop taking this drug without consulting your physician--make sure to refill your prescription well in advance. The only really negative effects I've experienced from Cymbalta have been severe headaches, body-aches, and extreme negative emotions when I've run out before; the effects are usually the worst about 48 hours after my last dose.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Mania, Sex drive (libido) decreased

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Ruminari
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Ruminari
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Little
Stickman: all
Description:F31y
FM:7y Dx
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 26, 2009 (Started Jun 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Weird or strange dreams, Sweating increased, Hot flashes, Weight loss)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: Sweating increased, Weight loss, Weird or strange dreams, Hot flashes

Jun 28, 2009 (Started Jun 04, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Insomnia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Weird or strange dreams, Sweating increased, Hot flashes)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: Sweating increased, Weight loss, Weird or strange dreams, Hot flashes

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