26 patient evaluations for Duloxetine with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Jul 2, 2017 (Started Jan 18, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (lack of motivation)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 17, 2017 (Started Feb 23, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (dizziness, tremor(s))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 29, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for bipolar II disorder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diabetic neuropathy)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (shaky hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily

Dec 15, 2011 (Started Aug 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (shaky hands)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 90 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 29, 2012 (Started May 29, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (water retention)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $200+ monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 17, 2011 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

Oct 20, 2010 (Started Mar 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (upset stomach)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2011 (Started May 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for generalized anxiety disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for mild depression)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Cymbalta: The nausea it causes isn't worth it, I know I can take Wellbutrin, Lexapro, without the side effects. I always have underlying anxiety. But the doctor that was assigned to tell me his plan for me or listen, he has added to my anxiety. This is not good with everything else. I can see trying to heal my digestive system but I can't eat hardly anything anyway. So I'm trying to find things that I can eat.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 20, 2011 (Started Oct 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: keep talking to doctor to find correct dose that works for you. I started at 30, went up to 90 and then stablized at 60.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, weight gain

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 1, 2011 (Started Jan 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for major depressive disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for depressed mood)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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