318 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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Sep 15, 2009 (Started Sep 10, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sweating increased, brain cloud, dizziness, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: sweating increased, brain cloud, dizziness, insomnia

  • 0 helpful marks

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, decreased sex drive (libido), 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, decreased sex drive (libido)

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 26, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 14, 2009 (Started Jan 23, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sweating increased, brain cloud, sedation, decreased sex drive (libido), 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, decreased sex drive (libido), insomnia, nausea, dizziness

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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