13 patient evaluations for Duloxetine with a adherence rating of Never taken as prescribed

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Apr 24, 2016 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 5, 2015 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for borderline personality disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 10, 2014 (Started Sep 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 12, 2015 (Started Sep 09, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Hopefully this medication will help some people with Fibromyalgia however it does not seem to help me at all.

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 29, 2015 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fluid retention weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 27, 2012 (Started Sep 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was too nice, easily taken at advantage off.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 6, 2009 (Started Sep 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 26, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome)
  • Side effects
    Severe (feeling sick)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: i couldnt take it to many side affects.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain in lower back)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: expensive with very little benefit. felt like my guts were being turned inside out

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 1, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (dizziness, nausea, ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Made me sicker than I can tell you. Would not suggest this med to anyone. Stopping it is just as bad. Don't start this med if you have any other options at all!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, nausea, ringing in ears (tinnitus)

Apr 24, 2010 (Started Dec 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (dizziness, nausea, ringing in ears (tinnitus))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: dizziness, nausea, ringing in ears (tinnitus)

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 25, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (adrenaline rush, bladder problems)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: bladder problems, adrenaline rush

Jan 21, 2010 (Started Dec 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (adrenaline rush, bladder problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Side effects: bladder problems, adrenaline rush

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 10, 2009 (Started Sep 19, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Severe (seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic))
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 120 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Personally, I would not even take this medication since finding out about the side effects. As a result of taking this medication, I had a severe grand mal seizure (without warning) went unconsious, fell straight back and fell to a concrete floor. The outcome was a terrible concussion, 2 hematomas, large incision, along with constant headachs and confusion that remain today. The worst was, I fell so hard that my neck vererbrae went into the spinal canal and I needed immediate surgery to remove the 2 discs involved. DO NOT TAKE THIS MEDICINE especially if you have any type of epilepsy. You are especially pron to have sezuries. I am also adding another medcation that was just announced that a Blqck Box warning will be issued: The medication is called Reglan. I have also added this drug to my list.
Side effects: seizures (grand mal or tonic-clonic)

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta worked great for me but my body got used to it so it wasn't working as well. I decided instead of upping the dosage again that I would try a different med.
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), feel flat

Oct 26, 2009 (Started Jan 05, 2003)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Mild (feel flat, decreased sex drive (libido))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It also helps with pain.
Side effects: decreased sex drive (libido), feel flat

  • 0 helpful marks
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