320 patient evaluations for Duloxetine

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Sep 21, 2009 (Started Apr 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (injection site irritation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I use an ice pack ( the cold pack that comes with my Copaxone) before I inject and after till most of the irritation subsides. This irritation is tolerable because of the benefits of Copaxone. Since starting this drug I have gained alot of my mobility back, not so foggy in my brain, and not dropping things as much. Pain level has not changed but I'm waiting for a miracle.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: injection site irritation

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Sep 17, 2009 (Started Feb 26, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Seems to keep "mood" more stable...less "swing" in mood

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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

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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, 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)

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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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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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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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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)

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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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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: 60 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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