15 patient evaluations for Duloxetine with a cost of $100-199

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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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 1 helpful mark

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

Dec 1, 2011 (Started May 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (excessive sweating, muscle twitching, muscle twitching (fasciculations) in hand)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Start a special savings account as this drug is not cheap or even reasonably priced.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 1, 2011 (Started Oct 04, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for anxious mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (constipation, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 10, 2011 (Started Jul 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: works very well for pain but not covered by provincial drug plan - can no longer afford it
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2011 (Started Jan 07, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This drug was not on the preferred drug list for my insurance, so even though I have a high deductible plan, I was informed that I would need to pay the full amount for this drug even once my deductible was met.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 14, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for take 60 mg ER capsule in morning & 30 mg ER Capsule in evening)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The treatment provided the same as my previous treatment (going back to) but the cost even with health insurance was $156/mo.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

Jul 8, 2010 (Started May 06, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for take 60 mg ER capsule in morning & 30 mg ER Capsule in evening)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I need to take this prescription with something to eat. Sometimes I am not able to eat at the time I need to take it. Which makes me unable to take the medication.
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 22, 2010 (Started Jun 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dry throat, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta was a like a miracle drug for me when I first started taking it. I can tell if I have forgotten to take it or haven't refilled my script. I highly recommend it for treatment of Fibromyalgia. I still experience some depression, but that is probably normal for someone living in chronic pain.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, dry throat

  • 1 helpful mark

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Apr 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Treat my mood condition(s))
  • Side effects
    Mild (decreased sex drive (libido), bruising, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta has done wonders for keeping my mood elevated. I take it first thing in the morning and I experience and added bonus as a physical upper. I have also had some weight loss and in the begging had no appetite which has leveled out.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: bruising, decreased sex drive (libido), constipation

  • 0 helpful marks
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