262 patient evaluations for Duloxetine with a adherence rating of Always

Itsalwayssomething
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Itsalwayssomething
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 57
Condition: Chronic Pain Syndrome 22 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
Chronic Pain Syndrome

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Nov 15, 2013 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain throughout body)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily

Aug 19, 2012 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain throughout body)
  • side effects
    Severe (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking it w/out Dr.'s input to see if it was the cause of my excessive daytime sleepiness. I can now last about 3 hours awake before I start getting tired; I don't think it was the Cymbalta. Other med changes might have helped give me the extra 3 hours; too little, too late.

Jun 30, 2012 (Started Jun 11, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I miss the dose in the a.m., I can't take it later, or it will keep me up all night, which I certainly don't want or need. I guess it's worth all the worry of side effect, per doctor recommendation.

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depressed_to_death
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depressed_to_death
Gender: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 4
Mania: 2
Emotional: 3
Anxiety: 3
Compulsion: 3
External Stress: Severe
39 M
Function: Low
Distress: High
I am: b
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Aug 24, 2013 (Started Feb 06, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • side effects
    Severe (Brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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UfieDufie
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UfieDufie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Jun 1, 2013 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depression with anxiety)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • side effects
    Mild (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

Jan 10, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

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DazedandBewildered
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DazedandBewildered
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F60y
CFS:6y Dx
FM:6y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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May 26, 2013 (Started Nov 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Chronic constipation, Weight gain, Tremor in hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Potential unexpected benefits: improved incontinence Be VERY careful and take your time weening yourself off, after discussing with dr, of course! Cost kept increasing so I was considering going off of it. Finally, I was losing my insurance and I definitely could not afford to keep taking it! I thought it wasn't helping anymore but, after getting off of it, it appears it was helping after all, unless it is a coincidence that my health plummeted since!
Cost: $100-199 monthly

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Cristina Zermoglio
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Cristina Zermoglio
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: moderate
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Apr 27, 2013 (Started Feb 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Great to eliminated the nerve pain.Work fantastic.
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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gridly1
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gridly1
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: All
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Most
Stickman: all
Description:F56y
CFS:?y
FM:7y Dx
I am: b
I have:
ME/CFS

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Mar 28, 2013 (Started Sep 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Mild Depression)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Severe (Anxious mood, Tiredness, Fuzzy thinking, Grogginess, Weepy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I felt Crappy before Cymbalta, and I feel evan worse from it! Now I not only have all the pain and uncomfortably symptoms, but my brain is also working so much slower! My choice to use Cymbalta was a Disparate attempt to regain evan a tiny bit of function and semblance of normalcy. It has been proving to be very LONG road to get back from the assault it had on my body, and it's almost ALL I can do to stay on the positive side of it. This was a BAD LESSON for me, and another GREAT Blow to my hope for healing! I suspect Seritonin Syndrome!

Nov 20, 2012 (Started Sep 13, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Mild Depression)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Anxious mood, Tiredness, Fuzzy thinking, Grogginess, Weepy)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was given a 60 mg cap which I open and muscle test. I get a Very clear amount every time, which seems to give me 3 days per capsule. =20mgs

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jus' me
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jus' me
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Little
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: None
function: None
external_stress: Little
Stickman: some
Description:F52y
FM:4y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Mar 19, 2013 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Migraine headaches)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Major Depressive Disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • side effects
    Severe (Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been constantly hungry and binge-eating carbs and sugars which I have never done before! (I already ate too many carbs/sugars, didn't need this to be worse!)
Cost: < $25 monthly

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motherg00se
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motherg00se
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: F
  • Age: 53
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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Mar 15, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome)
  • side effects
    Moderate (Feeling strange, Bad dreams)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta caused vivid horrible nightmares.
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
EEisme
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EEisme
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Mar 15, 2013 (Started Sep 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Burning sensation)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • side effects
    Mild (Constipation, Weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
IlliniMS
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IlliniMS
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: none
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 4, 2013 (Started Dec 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Arthritis pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily

Jul 7, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

May 31, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Anxious mood)
  • side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

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