8 patient evaluations for Milnacipran with a adherence rating of Usually

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Dec 21, 2014 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

Sep 22, 2013 (Started Oct 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 25, 2013 (Started Nov 27, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (high blood pressure increased)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Make sure you monitor your blood pressure. My blood pressure almost doubled taking this med.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2012 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 23, 2011 (Started Mar 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 21, 2011 (Started Jan 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (hot flashes, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: hard for me to remember 2 does per day makes my mouth dry problems with urinary tract
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, hot flashes

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 2, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 28, 2010 (Started Dec 11, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Savella gave me night sweats, hot flashes and severe headaches. I had to get off Savella (via gradual cut back) to reduce the occurrence of the side effects. I took the Savella in conjunction with Ambien to treat significant insomnia. I did not see a significant change in fibromyaglia symptoms due to negative side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 15, 2010 (Started Sep 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 7, 2009 (Started Nov 24, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started really slow taking only12.5 for about 10 days that move to the 25 mg and now I am taking 25 twice a day.
Side effects: nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2009 (Started May 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 12.5 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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